Carol Campbell Edwards, MSW, LCSW, first joined the Youth Law Center as a consultant in 2016 after having been involved in Florida’s Quality Parenting Initiative implementation and is now stepping into the role of Training and Development Coordinator. Carol is a licensed clinical social worker and approved supervisor in the State of Florida with 27 years of direct and administrative service in Child Welfare, Juvenile […]
YLC welcomes new team member!
Youth Law Center is thrilled to welcome the newest addition to our team: Cecilia Rivas! Cecilia Rivas, LCSW joined YLC’s Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI Families) in April 2020 as the National QPI Implementation Manager. Before joining YLC she served as Director of Intervention & Resource Development at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS). At […]
Six Immediate Steps for THP-Plus Stability
**NOTE: This resource has been updated and can now be found here and here. (August 24, 2020) Youth Law Center, in partnership with John Burton Advocates for Youth and Bay Area Legal Aid, has developed a resource to promote housing stability among youth in California’s Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP-Plus). THP-Plus programs provide transitional housing […]
May is National Foster Care Month
May is #NationalFosterCareMonth. Every day, but in particular during the 31 days in May, we aim to recognize the 400,000+ young people in our country’s child welfare system. COVID19 has changed our world and our daily way of life, and for young people in our child welfare system, these changes are potentially devastating. Now more […]