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Child Welfare

The largest mental-health contractor in Arizona must improve services for foster children, The Arizona Republic reports. 

A family is being investigated for keeping four small children living amid dozens of animals and animal waste and filth, reports The Buffalo News.

Juvenile Justice

A drug treatment court in North Carolina is working to provide troubled teens with support services instead of probation and jail time, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.

The Des Moines Register features an opinion piece on Iowa’s lack of resources toward juvenile justice issues, although support for legislation is growing.

Several big changes have been made in juvenile justice laws in Michigan, reports the Midland Daily News. 


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