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HUS 170 Intro to Social Work. 1853 Childrens Aid Society Charles Loring Brace Get children off city streets by shipping them to farms out west Lasted.

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1 HUS 170 Intro to Social Work

2 1853 Childrens Aid Society Charles Loring Brace Get children off city streets by shipping them to farms out west Lasted 25 years, were sent Beginning of concept of foster care

3 1874 Mary Ellen Wilson Case An SPCA intervention Child ordered removed from home by the court

4 1935 Social SecurityAct Began childrens entitlement to Aid

5 1974 Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Title XX of Social Security Act creates block grants to the State to provide protection to children By 1978 All states have Child Protective Services

6 1980 Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act Provides subsidies for hard to place children

7 1988 Child Abuse Prevention Adoption and Family Svc Act To increase the number of minority children placed in adoptive families, with an emphasis on recruitment of and placement with minority families To provide for postlegal adoption services for families who have adopted special needs children To increase the placement of foster care children legally free for adoption

8 1993 Family Preservation and Support Services Act Preservation services include activities designed to assist families in crisis, often where the child is at risk of being placed in out-of-home care because of abuse and/or neglect Support services include preventive activities, typically provided by community-based organizations, designed to improve nurturing of children and strengthen and enhance stability of families

9 1993 Family Medical Leave Act The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job- protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave.

10 1996 Personal Responsible and Work Opportunity Act -PRWOA- Created TANF Entitlement Ended Created 5 years of welfare eligibility allowance and requirement to work

11 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act Increased the understanding of a childs need for permanency and created the idea of concurrent planning


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