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Denise Edwards is NCA's Director of Government Affairs and a veteran legislative staffer serving with member offices of the U.S. Congress.

Reforming and Improving the Child Welfare System to Meet Needs of Children

Denise EdwardsMarch 6, 2018
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On February 9, 2018, President Trump signed into law the historic and bipartisan Family First Prevention Services Act as a part of the bipartisan budget agreement. This landmark piece of legislation aims to help keep children safely with their families when they come to the attention of the child welfare system, and when placement in foster care is needed, it provides an assurance of quality care for children in the most family-like setting appro...Continue