Psychotropic Medication of Foster Children: NCYL Proposes Action

Witnesses at a recent Congressional committee hearing called for action to protect children in foster care from excessive psychotropic medication.  NCYL believes it’s time to ask for specific actions such as those outlined in our written testimony. Two prior hearings, in 2008 and 2010, preceded this year’s event, which was timed to coincide with the […]

Caring for our Kids: Are we Overmedicating Children in Foster Care?

Written Testimony for the Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee on Ways and Means United States House of Representatives May 29, 2014 William Grimm, Senior Counsel National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor Oakland, CA 94612-2701 Phone:  (510) 835-8098, Ext. 3016 Email: billgrimm@youthlaw.org Chairman Reichert, Ranking Member Doggett, and members of the Subcommittee, […]