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  Category: Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families


Delaware Joins the ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020

WILMINGTON – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Children’s Department have joined the federal ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge, raising awareness of permanency efforts for children and youth in foster care. This challenge, spearheaded by the Administration for Children and Families, raises awareness and looks to build partnerships that focus on the goal of finding loving, permanent […]




Delaware Child Psychiatry Access Program Looks to Remove Barriers, Empower Primary Care Providers

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2020

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Children’s Department has launched a program that links pediatric primary care providers with free psychiatry consultations and assistance to streamline behavioral health care for children and youth. Implemented in 2019, the Delaware Child Psychiatry Access Program (DCPAP) is a beneficial resource for primary care providers serving young people with behavioral health needs. […]




DSCYF Highlights Suicide Prevention Resources, Project SAFETY Success

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month WILMINGTON – In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Delaware Children’s Department is raising awareness of suicide warning signs and helpful resources, especially during this unprecedented global pandemic. “COVID-19 has magnified the many stressors families grapple with daily, from financial stress […]




National Governors Association Chooses Delaware to Participate in Adverse Childhood Experiences Learning Collaborative

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced Delaware was one of four states chosen by the National Governors Association to participate in a learning collaborative focused on recognizing and responding to adverse childhood experiences. The State of Delaware will join teams from Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wyoming in the Improving Well-being and Success of […]




K-5 Family Crisis Therapists Engage Families, Children This Summer

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – Despite COVID-19, Family Crisis Therapists with the Delaware Children’s Department have continued to engage families with targeted early intervention programming to further social and development skills this summer. The K-5 Family Crisis Therapists (FCTs), through the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, work in elementary schools across our state helping children and […]







  Category: Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families


Delaware Joins the ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020

WILMINGTON – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Children’s Department have joined the federal ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge, raising awareness of permanency efforts for children and youth in foster care. This challenge, spearheaded by the Administration for Children and Families, raises awareness and looks to build partnerships that focus on the goal of finding loving, permanent […]




Delaware Child Psychiatry Access Program Looks to Remove Barriers, Empower Primary Care Providers

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2020

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Children’s Department has launched a program that links pediatric primary care providers with free psychiatry consultations and assistance to streamline behavioral health care for children and youth. Implemented in 2019, the Delaware Child Psychiatry Access Program (DCPAP) is a beneficial resource for primary care providers serving young people with behavioral health needs. […]




DSCYF Highlights Suicide Prevention Resources, Project SAFETY Success

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Date Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month WILMINGTON – In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Delaware Children’s Department is raising awareness of suicide warning signs and helpful resources, especially during this unprecedented global pandemic. “COVID-19 has magnified the many stressors families grapple with daily, from financial stress […]




National Governors Association Chooses Delaware to Participate in Adverse Childhood Experiences Learning Collaborative

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced Delaware was one of four states chosen by the National Governors Association to participate in a learning collaborative focused on recognizing and responding to adverse childhood experiences. The State of Delaware will join teams from Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wyoming in the Improving Well-being and Success of […]




K-5 Family Crisis Therapists Engage Families, Children This Summer

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – Despite COVID-19, Family Crisis Therapists with the Delaware Children’s Department have continued to engage families with targeted early intervention programming to further social and development skills this summer. The K-5 Family Crisis Therapists (FCTs), through the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, work in elementary schools across our state helping children and […]