Category: DCF

Prenatal Exposure to Substances

June 4, 2019

In partnership with ITCA, ECTA has posted a new webpage on Young Children who are Exposed Prenatally to Substances and their Families: This page includes Federal laws, research, and resources on policy/guidance and state examples. This page will also provide a link to the updated webpage Child Maltreatment: Referral Requirements under CAPTA and IDEA and Resources:

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Birth to Three Unsung Hero

October 11, 2016

Many of you may have read or heard about the Office of the Child Advocate’s recent report on Baby Dylan. Dylan was 13 months when he was removed from his biological parents by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and put in a relative placement with a cousin of his mother. In this placement, Dylan was badly abused and neglected, resulting in broken bones, malnourishment and near death. What you may not be aware of is that Birth to Three was involved in this case. A social worker with one of our programs made nine separate reports to the caseworker … Continue reading

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