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California’s Citizen Review Panel 2020-2021 Annual Report

California’s Citizen Review Panel 2020-2021 Annual Report

The Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) requires each state to convene Citizen Review Panels (CRP). In California, there are three committees that make recommendations to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). One focuses on the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, another on Children and Family Services, and the third one on Critical Incidents. In 2020, the Child and Family Policy Institute of…

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The Secrets of “Cognitive Super-Agers”

The Secrets of “Cognitive Super-Agers”

Fewer than 1 percent of Americans reach the age of 100, but a new study from the Netherlands indicates that individuals who reach the centenarian milestone with their mental faculties still intact are likely to remain so for their remaining years. Such findings may lead to more of us becoming “cognitive super-agers”, as researchers hope to identify reliable characteristics and…

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2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

The 2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being delivers the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual state rankings and latest available data on child well-being. The Data Book highlights child well-being before and after the COVID-19 pandemic, as families endured even more public health and economic challenges during the pandemic. These challenges ranged from food and housing insecurity to health…

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June SPI Newsletter 2021

June SPI Newsletter 2021

In our June newsletter, SPI observes a significant milestone this spring – 5 years of program operations and 5 (+) years of senior leadership in place. We highlight California becoming an Age Friendly State and provide resources from The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and Alzheimer’s San Diego. We also feature three core principles developed by the Center on…

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April ACEs Newsletter 2021

April ACEs Newsletter 2021

In our April Newsletter, we are honoring Child Abuse Prevention Month. We have been collaborating with our partners at the American Academy of Pediatrics-California Chapter 3 and San Diego’s YMCA Youth & Family Services to spread awareness and reframe the conversation around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) during this special month. We highlight our latest Network of Care convening and even share a resource from…

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