To download the pdf click the following Foster Care 2016. For the full 2016 Legislation Report click here.
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Click the following to download full pdf Early Childhood 2016. To view full 2016 Legislation click here.
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For the download and pdf click the following Juvenile Affairs. To view the full 2016 legislative report click here.
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy 2016 Legislative Session Highlights For Children, Youth and Families FOSTER CARE The Department of Human Services Pinnacle Plan: The FY 2017 budget includes SB 694, which requires the Department of Human Services to appropriate funds to… Read More
When we think about children exiting foster care we usually think they were either reunified with their family or adopted, unfortunately, this is not the case for many children. Approximately 23,000 youth “age out” or emancipate from care each year… Read More
The health and prosperity of Oklahoma’s families and communities requires an investment in early experiences and supporting relationships between infants, toddlers and their caregivers and is a primary prevention strategy to paying for negative health and social outcomes later. The… Read More
In Tulsa County on any given day, over 700 infants and toddlers age 0-3 wake up each morning in the legal care of the Department of Human Services. These children have been placed in foster care because they have experienced… Read More
First relationships matter. It is the first way be begin to understand our world. It is how we learn safety and regulation. It is the way we survive in the world. The importance of early experiences cannot be overlooked, and… Read More