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Articles About "Child Welfare"
New Children's Rights Study Published - An Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare Services
PRESS RELEASE Published Version of National Study Reveals Benefits and Negative Consequences of Privatization on Children, Families and Child Welfare System. WHAT: An Assessment of the Privatization of Child Welfare Services: Challenges and Successes, a new study by Children's Rights, has been... Health Tips
How many people use alcohol? General population * Approximately 104 million Americans (47 percent of the population) 12 years and older have used alcohol in the past month. Of that number, 12.6 million people report heavy drinking. Alcohol and youth * Children 21 years and under... The Adoption Worker's Essential Bookshelf
The Adoption Worker's Essential Bookshelf (3/02) A Child's Journey Through Placement (1991) Vera Fahlberg Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families With Special Needs Kids. A Guide for Parents and Professionals (1995) Gregory Keck & Regina Kupecky Adoption & Ethics: The Hard Questions. ... Building a Program So Families Come, Stay... and Recruit Others: Keys to Retention
Portrait of a Foster Parent's Experience We had Kelly, now two, in our home for a year and a half. The plan was for the county to get permanent custody, then we would adopt. The caseworker and prosecutor encouraged us, saying, "We are 90 percent sure of winning." Two weeks before the...
"Child Welfare" in the News
Mom wasn't allowed to see Roman, child-welfare files show
The mother of a Tucson toddler whose skeletal remains were discovered Tuesday was not supposed to have contact with the child, state child-welfare records released Friday show. Police, child welfare workers search Lev Tahor community for children
Authorities entered the homes of ultra-orthodox Jewish sect members in Ontario Wednesday night looking for children after some families at the centre of a child welfare case left the country. New Report Notes Positive Trends in Child Welfare System, But Work Remains
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has made notable progress in recent years to reduce the number of children living in foster care and provide more in-home services, trends the commonwealth should strive to continue as new child abuse laws take effect, according... Gov. Snyder: Pay for performance in child welfare system rewards best work
A shift in Michigan's child welfare system toward pay-for-performance is not a reflection of 'great hard-working people' serving children in state care and their families, Gov. Rick Snyder said today.
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"Child Welfare" in the Adoption Blogs
Who is Really the Lucky One?
March 24, 2011, 6:11 pm
"She's so lucky to have you! Oh, what a lucky princess she is!" When they say these comments, they do not mean because she has such a spectacularly talented mother(teehee!) but something quite different. I am a bit at a loss for words when strangers and sometimes friends repeat often how lucky... A Caution
February 29, 2012, 2:09 pm
This is probably the most watched of all the countries that I blog about so imagine my surprise when I did a little digging and found a very important [missed] announcement. It appears that back in late January/early February a notice was released regarding adoption from this country. This is... Silence
October 18, 2013, 10:58 pm
I've been silent here for many months. This process, trying to adopt my relative's son because his mother cannot care for him, has been heart-wrenching for everyone involved.
The last time you heard from me, I was hopeful that Alan would leave the UK to join our family in the US before too...
"Child Welfare" in the Adoption Forums
Four Native American Groups ask the US Dept of Justice to investigate...
February 4, 2014, 12:39 pm
[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/native-american-groups-ask-for-child-welfare-probe/2014/02/03/112e4c88-8d15-11e3-99e7-de22c4311986_story.html]Native American groups seek child welfare probe - The Washington Post[/url]
Bumping up for the new newbies
January 22, 2014, 10:58 pm
I posted this about a year ago. With so many new members just coming into the world of foster care, I thought I would put it out there again.
Every case is individual, but this site gives statistics on the...
Ever thought about moving JUST because of adoption?
January 4, 2014, 7:28 pm
Just thinking about how Texas really seems to have its stuff together (for the most part) with child welfare ... and how other places are a freaking mess ... I am curious, has anyone seriously considered moving to a different state in hopes of adopting sooner from the foster care system? I know...
Adoption Tax Credit Question...
January 30, 2014, 9:56 pm
Okay...I have a question as to how do I know if a child from foster care is "special needs"? The IRS page has the following information:
Adoption of U.S. children who have been determined by a state to have special needs
In the case of an adoption of a U.S. child that a state has determined...
Stories About "Child Welfare"
Our Family's Struggle
It all began with a telephone call early in the morning of January 2, 1992. My sister in-law was calling asking for help. Her grandson had been detained by Child Protective Services. This was the... Adoptive Mother’s Story
Hi, I am 38 years old, and because my husband and I couldn't have children, we adopted two beautiful children, siblings, 4 years ago. Our family was perfect ,so we thought.Our son at the time of... Letting Go
Cheryl and Leonard Sokoloski adopted an eight-year-old boy in 1990. Eight years later, their son returned to his birth mother's home. Cheryl started attending a local support group shortly...
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