GA - General Assembly
GAFS - Global Assessment Functioning Scale
GAL - Guardian Ad Litem
GED - General Educational Development
GID - Gender Identity Disphoria
GSD - Gender and Sexual Diversity (replacing LGBTQQIA)
QA - Quality Assurance
QC - Quality Control
UC - Unemployment Compensation
UI - Unemployment Insurance
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
USDOL - United States Department of Labor
WATCH - Wraparound Services – Community Child Guidance Clinic
WEP - Work Experience Program
WIA - Workforce Investment Act
Emily J. - Lawsuit which challenged the conditions of confinement in the Juvenile Detention Centers operated by the defendant officials of the State of Connecticut and the state's treatment of those children confined in those facilities.
Juan F. - Consent decree which resulted from a federal class action suit filed against the Department of Children and Youth Services, now the Department of Children and Families (DCF). The suit broadly challenged the department’s management, policies, practices, operations, funding, and protocols concerning abused and neglected children in its custody and those who might come into its custody.
W.R. - Lawsuit that was filed by several plaintiffs (youths in DCF’s care and/or their parents) who claimed that the DCF discriminated against them on the basis of their mental illness and that they were harmed by DCF’s failure to put into place policies and procedures to make sure that mentally ill youth in the care of DCF had placements available to them which would help them to live in the community.
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