ERIC Number: ED394637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Feb-3
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care and Child Welfare. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means and the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Ways and Means.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
This document outlines the joint hearing before the House of Representatives, between the Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources and the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families. The hearing was scheduled out of concern by Congress members over the proliferation of child care and child welfare programs. There are now more than 45 child care and 35 child and welfare abuse programs in the United States, many of them serving at cross purposes. The hearing begins with an address by Chairman, E. Clay Shaw, and is followed by witness testimonies, including: (1) Ruth Massinga, the Casey Family Program; (2) Helen Blank, the Children s Defense Fund; (3) Carol Bevan, National Council for Adoption; (4) Wade Horn, National Fatherhood Initiative; and (5) Karen Highsmith, New Jersey Department of Human Services. Submissions for the record include statements from: (1) Marcia R. Lowry, American Civil Liberties Union; (2) American Psychological Association; (3) Kenneth Mazik, AuClair Programs; (4) William Tobin, Child Care Institute of America and Early Child Development Center; (5) Child Welfare League of America; (6) Martha Williams, Concord Coalition; (7) Roberta Wroblewski and Elissa Bassler, Day Care Action Council of Illinois; (8) William Tobin, Early Childhood Development Center Coalition and Child Care Institute; (9) Carlos Romero-Barcelo, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and (10) Prema Mathai-Davis, YWCA. (BCG)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Rearing, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Government Publications, Government Role, Hearings, Legislators, Social Services, Welfare Agencies, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Ways and Means.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.