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2018 Compensation Data Report available for purchase

Data reflected in the 2018 Compensation Data Report was provided by 52 private, nonprofit human service agencies across Michigan, current as of January 31, 2018. The Federation member response rate was 90%...thank you! Copies of the report were distributed were put into the U.S. mail on Wednesday, September 25, addressed to Full Member CEOs and HR Directors

It is available for purchase by other interested parties.

Questions regarding the survey should be directed to Rose Homa, rose@michfed.org. Many thanks to those who invested their time and energy completing this survey; you’ve made this an especially valuable resource for yourselves and your colleagues!

To purchase the 2018 report, the following prices apply: $150 for Federation Members and Corporate Sponsors; $200 for non-participating non-Federation entities. Send your request and payment to Michigan Federation for Children and Families, 620 S Capitol Ave, Suite 325, Lansing, MI 48933. Or e-mail your request to jenny@michfed.org and pay via credit card at this link (a 4% administrative charge will be added to your order): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MichfedPayment

2017 Directory of Residential Treatment Programs for Abused, Neglected and Delinquent Youth

Residential DirectoryThe Michigan Federation for Children and Families presents the 2017 Directory of Residential Treatment Programs for Abused, Neglected and Delinquent Youth, featuring Federation member agencies operating residential treatment programs across the state.

The purpose of this directory is to inform judges, DHHS, CMH and other potential purchasers of service about the many residential treatment programs available to Michigan's youth in their own regions and across the state.

This effort is recognized by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services  and the State Court Administrative Office Child Welfare Services Division as fulfilling a need for this type of resource.

We hope you find this directory helpful as you work to assist youth and families in need of services.

Best regards,
Janet Reynolds Snyder, MBA
Executive Director

MichFed Annual Report to the Membership • September 2011

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The Federation is pleased to present its Annual Report to the Membership • September 2011. Please see the attachment below.

2010 Salary & Fringe Benefit Survey Summary Report is in print • Order your copy now!

The 2010 Salary & Fringe Benefit Survey Summary Report reflects data current as of January 31, 2010, including a compilation of actual salaries of 4,890 employees across 71 job classifications within 41 Michigan private, nonprofit child and family service agencies, presented geographically: statewide, SE Michigan counties and counties outside of SE Michigan.

This 126-page report includes statewide aggregate data, plus four breakdowns of the General Information, Fringe Benefits, Staff Turnover Report, and Salaries Report by size of agency. This amount of detail allows for a close comparison among similarly sized organizations as agencies consider their own employee compensation packages.

This annual report is one of the many benefits of Full Membership in the Michigan Federation for Children and Families; there is no extra charge for participation and a copy of the summary report.

The 2010 report is available to non-participating non-members for $200 per copy; $150 per copy for Affiliate and Individual Federation members.

Send your request and check to: Michigan Federation for Children and Families, 320 N. Washington Square, Suite 100, Lansing MI 48933. The printed report will be sent directly to you as soon as your payment is received.

Guidelines For Achieving Permanency In Child Protection Proceedings

yellowbook.pngA resource for anyone involved in child protection proceedings, this comprehensive manual walks the reader through every stage from preliminary hearing to post-termination review.

Each chapter includes:
• The purpose of that stage
• Key questions to consider
• A checklist of roles and responsibilities

Excerpts of pertinent state and federal law are included along with an appendix of State Court Administrative Office forms.

This publication was developed by representatives of the courts, Department of Human Services, Michigan Child Welfare Law Resource Center, Michigan Association of Court Appointed Special Advocates, Michigan Foster Care Review Board and Michigan Indian Legal Services.

To see the online version go to: www.childcrt.org. Hard copies are still available for purchase. Go to www.childcrt.org/pub for pricing and order information.

2008 Salary & Fringe Benefit Survey Summary Now Available

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The 2008 Salary & Fringe Benefit Survey Summary reflects data current as of March 31, 2008, including a compilation of actual salaries of 4,954 employees across 58 job classifications within 40 Michigan private, nonprofit child and family service agencies, presented geographically—statewide, SE Michigan counties and counties outside of SE Michigan.

The biggest change in this year's report as compared to last year is a further breakdown of the General Information, Fringe Benefits and Staff Turnover Report data by size of agency, similar to how the Salary Information has been presented in prior years. This extra breakdown will allow for a closer comparison among similar-sized organizations as agencies consider their own employee compensation packages.

This annual report is one of the many benefits of Full Membership in the Michigan Federation for Children and Families—no extra charge for participation and report. A copy of the 2008 report is available to non-participating non-members for $150; $100 for Affiliate and Individual Federation members. Given the expansion of this report from 28 pages of data in prior years to 120 pages, prices for the 2009 Salary & Fringe Benefit Survey participation and report will be adjusted upward. Send your request and check to: Michigan Federation for Children and Families, 320 N. Washington Square, Suite 100, Lansing MI 48933 or click here: credit card information link to relay credit card payment information for a faster turnaround

Summary of governor's proposal for Great Start Full-Day Preschool program is available

On February 21, 2007, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid and Education met to review the Governor's budget recommendations for fiscal year 2007-2008. A written summary of the Governor's proposed Great Start Full-Day Preschool Program was provided to the Subcommittee members by a representative of the Office of the State Budget. You can find a copy of the document here: Great Start Full-Day Preschool Program

Recruiting Mentors and Recommended Resources

Meeting the Mentoring Challenge: Child Trends' Newest Brief for Out-of-School Time Practitioners Discusses Recruiting Mentors and Recommends Resources—Just in time for National Mentoring Month, Child Trends summarizes the critical steps that program providers should consider when recruiting mentors and recommends resources that can be used in the process. A must-read resource for programs seeking mentors for youth who need adult guidance. Download the 8-page report here: ChildTrendsRecruitMentors.

Order PRIDE Handbooks through Spaulding

Groups wishing to order the Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education (PRIDE) Participant Handbooks for Michigan DHS-contracted agencies, may do so through Spaulding for Children. Cost for quantities of 20-100 is $23 each; for quantities of 101 or more, $20 each. Minimum order is 20, unit prices do not include shipping. To order, contact George Miller, Consultant, Spaulding for Children, (248) 443-2108.

PRIDE Handbook Order Form

Mandated Reporter of Suspected Child Abuse Information

There are often issues of school personnel and other mandated reporters' obligation to report suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services. The Chance at Childhood Program at MSU has put together this very brief, excellent resource brochure for school personnel about reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. They will be putting out similar brochures for other mandated reporters, but, in the meanwhile, this brochure is appropriate for any mandated reporter.

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