Canton Police Department receives approval for embedded social worker program
DETROIT – The Canton Township Board of Trustees approved the police department for a service contract with Hegira Health for their Embedded Social Worker Program. The embedded social worker program is one of the multiple programs the police department has originated. “The embedded social worker program is another step in providing better service to our community. Over the past few years, the police department has been monitoring the successes in portions of our country with similar embedded social worker programs. During the same timeframe, locally, the Canton Police Department has started a diversion program for Canton area youth with Growth Works’ assistance,” the statement continues.
Michigan department announces child care reforms after death
Lakeside Academy in Kalamazoo has since lost its contract with the state to care for youth in the state’s foster care and juvenile justice systems and had its license to operate suspended. Three former Lakeside Academy staff members face charges of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree child abuse in Fredericks' death. “When a child does come into care, we need to make that care as family-like as possible. Lakeside Academy had a series of violations of previous restraint rules, MDHHS Children’s Services Agency Executive Director JooYeun Chang said. Chang said following Fredericks' death, the department did a review of every licensed child care facility and looked to see how many in the past two years had even one serious safety incident or repeated safety incidents, with 76 facilities marked and given new guidance and assistance.
They suggest your kids start cleaning here...
Host Tati Amare chatted with Lakeisha Richard and Darrel Arnold, co-owners of Enriched Quality Cleaning Services, about cleaning the home as a family. Darrel explained that since kids dont have the same-day-to-day responsibility of going to school, giving them cleaning responsibilities around the house can help to keep kids motivated and prepare for the next level. Darrel also said that cleaning as a family teaches kids how to work in a team and creates more bonding time. With some cleaning supplies becoming less available, you can make your own at home. You can also add an essential oil to your cleaning supplies for a more pleasant smell.