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January 2023 – Executive Director’s Report

February 13, 2023

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director

Topics include:

  • Legislative Updates:
    • Gaps in the 21st Century Child Welfare Model
      • A new year – A new legislative session – A new opportunity
      • Background & Current Situation
      • Qualified Residential Treatment Programs
      • Challenge Before Us
  • 2023 Membership Dues – Reminder
  • New Members Needed to Expand and Strengthen the CORE Membership
  • Save the Date
    • 2023 CORE National Conference – September 18-20
      • Pre-Conference Activities include Pow Wow on Saturday, September 16, 2023
        Tour of the Black Hills on Sunday, September 17, 2023

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November-December 2022 – Executive Director’s Report

December 18, 2022

Report and Reflections from: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director

Topics include:

  • Legislative Updates
    • Medicaid Continuity for Children in Foster Care Act (S. 2689)
    • Protecting Siblings Relationships in Foster Care Act (H.R. 4378)
    • Foster Care Stabilization Act (H.R. 4299)
    • Tribal Family Fairness Act (H.R. 4348)
    • Accountability for Congregate Care Act
  • Homeless In Foster Care
    • Children Without Placement Are Uniquely At Risk of Harm
    • A Call To Action
    • DRAFT of Legislation that could make a meaningful difference
      [Create Accountable Respectful Environments (CARE) for Children Act]
  • CORE Membership Dues for 2023
    • Invoices for
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October 2022 – Executive Director’s Report

November 9, 2022

From: Don Forrester LMSW, Executive Director

Topics include:

  • 2022 CORE National Conference
    • Conference Summary
    • Catherine Hershey Awards – Recipients and Nominees
    • Post Conference Reflections – The Power Of Connection – Matters Of The Heart
  • Welcome New Members:
    • Boys and Girls Country of Houston
      Vince Duran – Chief Executive Officer
    • Blaze Kids Academy
      Amanda Ryan – Chief Executive Officer
  • Legislative Report

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