news at pca Iowa

Find our latest press releases, upcoming events, program announcements or deadlines and new research, and see when PCA Iowa shows up in the media.

Iowa Legislature Passes Mandatory Reporter Reform

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During the past legislative session, PCA Iowa advocated for a revision of Iowa’s mandatory reporting guidelines. On May 8th, Governor Reynolds signed HF 731, a bill to create a streamlined, comprehensive framework that effectively executes the intention of this child and elder protection legislation. More the 400,000 Iowans are required to be trained mandatory reporters. […]

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Research informs policies and practices related to risk factors among youth in foster care

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The Youth Policy Institute of Iowa, in collaboration with Iowa State University, has published an analysis of Pregnancy and Parenting among Iowa Youth Transitioning from Foster Care. This important data sheds light on two issues – Child Abuse Prevention and Pregnancy Prevention – and highlights more data about Iowa’s most at-risk population. The study highlights the […]

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