Child Welfare Work in Pennsylvania: A Co-operative Study of Child-helping Agencies and Instututions

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Department of Child-helping, Russell Sage Foundation, 1915 - Child welfare - 352 pages
 

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Page 246 - The proper training of destitute children being essential to the well-being of the state, it is a sound public policy that the state through its duly authorized representatives should inspect the work of all agencies which care for dependent children, whether by institutional or by home-finding methods, and whether supported by public or private funds.
Page 272 - ... boarded out in some suitable family home, in case provision is made by voluntary contribution or otherwise for the...
Page 278 - No appropriation shall be made to any charitable or educational institution not under the absolute control of the Commonwealth, other than normal schools established by law for the professional training of teachers for the public schools of the State, except by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each House.
Page 272 - ... family home, in case provision is made by voluntary contribution or otherwise for the payment of the board of such child until a suitable provision may be made for the child in a home without such payment...
Page 110 - As to the children who for sufficient reasons must be removed from their own homes, or who have no homes, it is desirable that, if normal in mind and body and not requiring special training, they should be cared for in families whenever practicable. The carefully selected foster home is for the normal child the best substitute for the natural home.
Page 278 - No appropriations, except for pensions or gratuities for military services shall be made for charitable, educational or benevolent purposes, to any person or community, nor to any denominational or sectarian institution, corporation or association.
Page 277 - ... of the same ; the condition of the buildings, grounds and other property connected therewith, and into all other matters pertaining to their usefulness and good management ; and for these purposes they...
Page 274 - ... (b) In all proceedings where any child of full age has neglected or shall neglect to maintain his or her parents not able to work or of sufficient ability to maintain...
Page 277 - ... same ; the condition of the buildings, grounds, and other property connected therewith, and into all other matters pertaining to their usefulness and good management ; and for these purposes they shall have free access to the grounds, buildings, and all books and papers relating to said institutions ; and all persons now or hereafter connected with the same are hereby directed and required to give such information and afford such facilities for inspection as the said commissioners may require.
Page 272 - ... probation officer as often as may be required, and subject to be returned to the court for further proceedings whenever such action may appear...

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