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Amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require that the state plan under the Act certifies that the state has in effect and is enforcing a state law, or is operating a statewide program, relating to child abuse and neglect that includes provisions and procedures requiring: (1) identification and assessment of reports involving child trafficking, and (2) training child protective services workers about identifying and providing services for such children.
View photos and video from the latest Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day!
Today, 67 foster youth from around the country join the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and special guests Dr. Phil from the Dr. Phil Show as well as Cierra Ramirez and Hayden Byerly from the ABC Family show The Fosters. Watch here.
Today, Foster Youth Caucus members spoke in support of HR 4058, a bill to improve child welfare's role in preventing child trafficking and helping trafficking victims.