Foster Care http://wyso.org en Panel: Reduce Foster Care Revolving Door http://wyso.org/post/panel-reduce-foster-care-revolving-door <p>A new report says Ohio should reduce the number of times a child enters and exits the foster care system and give foster parents more input into court proceedings involving the children in their care.</p><p>The Ohio Foster Care Advisory Group also recommends improving the system governing court-appointed lawyers who look out for foster children's interests.</p><p>Attorney General Mike DeWine said Monday some of the changes will involve action by the Ohio Supreme Court and others need new legislation.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:00:46 +0000 Associated Press 31385 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: February 17, 2013 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-february-17-2013 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for February 17, 2013 including the following stories:</p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/ohio-could-see-more-federal-support-manufacturing">Ohio Could See More Federal Support For Manufacturing</a>, by Emily McCord</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 30488 at http://wyso.org 'For Love of Children' Eases Foster Care Experience http://wyso.org/post/love-children-eases-foster-care-experience <p>In this WYSO Weekend preview, For Love Of Children's President Beth Mann talks about what their organization is doing to ease the foster care experience for kids, and what other steps they're taking to help these children transition into adulthood.</p><p></p><p></p><p>You can here WYSO Weekend Sunday mornings at 10:30.</p><p></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:38:11 +0000 Jerry Kenney 29078 at http://wyso.org 'For Love of Children' Eases Foster Care Experience Group Formed in Wake of Ohio Foster-Care Deaths http://wyso.org/post/group-formed-wake-ohio-foster-care-deaths <p>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has formed an advisory group to help solve some of the biggest problems in the state's foster-care system, including safety and stability.</p><p>DeWine announced the formation of the group at a news conference on Monday and gave its members a March deadline to issue recommendations to improve the system.</p><p>The announcement came almost one year after DeWine's office held the first of eight child-safety summits in the state following a rash of shocking cases.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 26210 at http://wyso.org