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Sunday, June 3, 2012

Primary Federal Programs that Support Child Protection

 The following is an excerpt from:
Child Protection at the Crossroads:
Child Abuse, Child Protection, and Recommendations for Reform (03/31/1998)
BY SUSAN ORR, PH.D.
Read More about author. Interesting how Not being "Political Correct" may put your job in jeopardy
(Click on Title to Download pdf file)
When Reading this, ask yourself, Have Things Changed today, the year 2012??
 
Below are monetary figures for 1999 funding, a historical landmark. Column at right is in Millions of $$$$

Table 2: Primary Federal Programs that Support Child Protection
Program
Federal Support
1999 Funding (in millions)
TITLE IV-E (Foster Care)
·         Foster Care Assistance Payments
·         Placement Services & Admin. Costs
·        Training Expenses

Open-ended fed. Match of Medicaid Rate
Open-ended fed. Match of 50% Open-ended fed. match of 75%
$3,551
too High
Title IV-E (adoption  assistance)
·         Adoption Asst. Payments
·         Nonrecurring Adoption Expense
·         Placement Services & Admin. Costs
·         Training

Open-ended fed. match of Medicaid Rate
Open-ended fed. match of 50% Open-ended fed. match of 50% Open-ended fed. match of 75%

772
too High
Title IV-E (Independent  Living)
100% federal funding with a funding ceiling
$70
·         Child Welfare Services
·         Family Preservation/Family Support

Fed match of 75%, capped at state allotment
Fed match of 75%, w/ ceiling


$292
$275
Way too Low
100% federal funding of some programs &
variable state or local match for others
$68
100% federal funding, w/ a funding ceiling
$2,500

Information from: Child Protection at the Crossroads:
Child Abuse, Child Protection, and Recommendations for Reform (03/31/1998)

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