Babies / young children

Letter from Jennifer Rodriguez to Commissioner Sanders

Letter from Jennifer Rodriguez to Commissioner Sanders appearing as an appendix to final report of CECAMF MORE

Fact Sheet: Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Key Findings and Recommendations of the report: Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities MORE

Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Final report by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. MORE

Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Final report by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. MORE

Institutional Care for Young Children: Review of Literature and Policy Implications

By Mary Dozier, Charles H. Zeanah, Allison R. Wallin, and Carole ShaufferSocial Issues and Policy Review Volume 6, Issue 1, pages 1–25, March 2012Millions of infants and toddlers are in in... MORE

Foster Care for Young Children, Why It Must Be Developmentally Informed

The Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry published this article entitled, Foster Care for Young Children: Why It Must Be Developmentally Informed, in their December issue. ... MORE

YLC Letter to Commissioner Susan Hamilton re Congregate Care for Young Children

Since 2009, the Youth Law Center has been working with Connecticut advocates to reduce group care, particularly for young children under the age of six, using research about the negative effects that ... MORE

Flyer for Webinar on Improving Outcomes for Infants and Toddlers in Foster Care

Flyer for webinar on Improving Outcomes for Infants and Toddlers in Foster Care on February 25, 2009 from 10:00-11:30 facilitated by YLC Staff Attorney Jennifer Rodriguez . The webinar is being hoste... MORE

Policy Brief - Early Childhood Education Programs

Early childhood education programs can provide critical education and other services for children in foster care, but not all eligible foster children are enrolled in an appropriate program.  This Ca... MORE