CYFD Headline Highlights: May 2012
Following are links to selected news media reports published this month regarding CYFD issues and events. Articles will be added as they are published throughout the month.
By Matt Andazola, Albuquerque Journal - Sunday, May 6, 2012
It is important to have American Indian children in CYFD custody placed in American Indian homes, but finding appropriate foster homes is a challenge.
By Brian Fraga, Las Cruces Sun-News - Sunday, May 6, 2012
CYFD case workers are busy assisting families in need during current wave of child abuse cases in Sunland Park.
By Joline Gutierrez Krueger, Albuquerque Journal - Monday, May 7, 2012
Teenage daughter of a social worker is the driving force behind an effort to collect luggage for children rescued from neglectful or abusive homes.
By By Kate Dixon, NM Child Abuse Prevention Task Force (guest columnist), Albuquerque Journal - Monday, May 7, 2012
Column urges state government to invest in home visiting and early childhood programs to help prevent involvement in protective services and juvenile justice later.