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Unaccompanied minors have traveled far and wide in search of a home after making the journey to the U.S., finding shelter anywhere from Texas to Alaska.
White is a licensed clinical social worker with over a dozen years of experience in the field. In 2013, she joined BDS, a public defender organization that represents 45,000 people each year who are too poor to afford an attorney.
In a dramatic shift, some doctors are on the lookout for signs of trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that can impact a child's brain development, physical health and family well-being.
Child advocates say many youth who've aged out of foster care discover that bad credit ratings and debt prevent them from being able to rent apartments. In many cases their social security numbers have been fraudulently used by relatives or adults working in group homes.
A Las Vegas Family Court judge orders a review of a Nevada juvenile center's restraining policies amidst reported allegations of hogtying and other mechanical restraint practices.
With the instances of Vitamin K deficiency bleeding on the rise in infants under 20 weeks old, some parents are weary of the only known protection: a vitamin K injection right after birth.
Each year, thousands of parents of special-education students seek private schooling when New York City public schools fail to meet their needs. However, with costs and cases on the rise, the city is becoming increasingly stringent.
In Fayetteville, N.C. where gun violence runs rampant, one teenager calls upon city council officials to take action, just a month before he falls victim to the same fate.