Ensuring Accountability and Transparency for Out-of-State Facilities

Ensuring Accountability and Transparency for Out-of-State Facilities MORE

Guide to Online Information on California Licensed and Out of State Facilities

Guide to Online Information on California Licensed and Out of State Facilities MORE

Investigations of CA Group Homes Marked By Delays and Uncertainty

ProPublica article about California Department of Social Services' failure to timely and conclusively investigate hundreds of claims of misconduct and other problems in group homes that house the stat... MORE

Senate panel examines why California foster system addicted to psychiatric drugs

Article about February 24, 2015 hearing before the Human Services Committee about the over-use of psychotropic medications on foster youth. MORE

AB 388: What Group Home Staff Need to Know

Fact Sheet on AB 388: What Group Home Staff Need to Know. AB 388, which takes effect January 1, 2015, is a new law specifically intended to reduce the frequency of law enforcement involvement and de... MORE

AB 388: What Youth Advocates Need to Know

Fact Sheet on AB 388: What Youth Advocates Need to Know. AB 388, a new law which takes effect January 1, 2015, is specifically intended to reduce the frequency of law enforcement involvement and del... MORE

AB 388: New Protections for Youth In Group Homes

Fact Sheet on AB 388, a new law taking effect January 1, 2015, designed to prevent unnecessary law enforcement involvement in group homes. What Youth Need to know about the new law. MORE

AB 388: What Social Workers Need to Know

Fact sheet for social workers on AB 388: a new law taking effect January 1, 2015, designed to prevent unnecessary policy involvement in group homes and reduce the use of locked detention before trial ... MORE

Jones-Mason v. Anderson Stipulated Modification

Jones-Mason v. Anderson was filed in December 1996 against the State Department of Social Services for failing to establish standards to protect the health and safety of infants and toddlers in group ... MORE

Jones-Mason v. Anderson Stipulation to Stay Proceedings

Jones-Mason v. Anderson was filed in December 1996 against the State Department of Social Services for failing to establish standards to protect the health and safety of infants and toddlers in group ... MORE

Jones-Mason v. Anderson Petition

Jones-Mason v. Anderson was filed in December 1996 against the State Department of Social Services for failing to establish standards to protect the health and safety of infants and toddlers in group ... MORE