(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Child Neglect: Child neglect is defined as any recent act, or failure to act, that results in the death of a child, or in an endangerment of a child, or the creation of an imminent risk of the death or serious physical or emotional harm, or sexual abuse of a child. The term "neglect" is defined in... [more
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Reasonable Efforts to Reunify Families Montana
What Are Reasonable Efforts Statute: § 41-3-423 Voluntary protective services agreements Development of individual written case plans specifying State efforts to reunify families Placement in the least disruptive setting possible Provision of services pursuant to a case plan Periodic review...
Killer 'Therapy' More •Dr. Federici's Comments •'Rebirthing' References The use of a "rebirthing" therapy that left a 10-year old North Carolina adoptee dead from asphyxiation has sparked controversy in the medical community and in the adoption community. Justice... Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: (Part II)
PART II THE STUDY It was hypothesized that Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy would have a positive effect on children with Reactive Attachment Disorder in several areas including: 1. Reduction in attachment disorder symptoms, 2. Increased capacity to use the parent, as a secure base for comfort... Joseph and Josephine A. v. Bolson: New Mexico
In 1980, Children's Rights and local attorneys filed this suit against officials of what is now known as New Mexico's Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD). CYFD was making virtually no effort to place children, many of whom suffered abuse and neglect, with permanent families. The parties...
"Neglect" in the News
Father charged with neglect: Son was sick a day before death
Documents claim son was sick longer without medical attention; pre-trial hearing scheduled for Tuesday Anthony Brooks said his world turned upside down in 24 hours, from spending an ordinary Sunday with his family to finding his 14-year-old son not breathing the next morning. Obesity Epidemic Is 'Mass Child Neglect'
The lack of a national policy to ensure children become more active is a form of mass child neglect, according to a new study. It claims that despite a wealth of evidence showing the benefits of regular exercise, leadership and strategy on the issue are "totally absent". The report is... Lack of exercise is 'child neglect'
The failure of successive Governments to get children to be more active is mass "child neglect", experts have warned. Medics could face jail for patient neglect
Wilful neglect of patients is set to be made a criminal offence under reforms being introduced in the wake of the scandal at Stafford Hospital in central England, where up to 1,200 people died as a result of poor care between 2005 and 2009. Prime Minister David Cameron said health workers who...
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"Neglect" in the Adoption Blogs
Not My Problem
October 21, 2013, 11:04 am
A few months ago, an uncle called to catch up and see how my daughters and I were doing. I let him know well the girls were doing in school and how much I enjoyed my job. I then gave him an update on my relative's situation. I reminded him of the personal challenges she's faced and reminded him... 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... Find Forgiveness
September 20, 2013, 7:50 pm
Openness can be so hard and rewarding at the same time. You have to decide what is best for your family and what is best for your child. Some adoptees, in open adoptions, see their birth moms once or twice a year. Others just exchange letters and pictures with out face to face contact. There...
"Neglect" in the Adoption Forums
motivation for school work & reading...... suggestions
November 10, 2013, 2:58 pm
10 yr old foster daughter is in 4th grade. Has failed 1st, 2nd, 3rd & currently failing 4th. We had a conference with teacher & social worker & they will be testing her soon & of course, will start ADHD meds. I believe most of it is her environment & lack of parental help in that area. We worked...
We were the case that "never happens"
November 20, 2013, 2:51 pm
DCF lost the TPR trial on our first pre-adoptive placement.
LONG story short, kiddo was in care for almost two years (since shortly after birth) and BPs were doing nothing but visits. Kiddo was placed with us as a preadoptive placement and DCF said it was a "slam dunk" for TPR. BPs were testing...
Settled Neglect- What does that mean?
November 19, 2013, 4:51 pm
Hey Everyone- long time, no write!
We have been fostering a gorgeous baby boy for 6 months now. The social worker called today and said "they'd settled the neglect case" and are working on "discharge to Bio mom by Dec. 30."
I totally wasn't ready for this! We are only at one-hour, once a...
All of my placements are going to TPR
November 28, 2013, 9:58 am
After 3 years and a dozen placements I never had any of my kids not RU or at least go to family. One went to a group home first.
Now I have 3 kids under 5 and their workers shared this week that they can't recommend RU and there aren't anymore relatives to check out!
I haven't been asked if...
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I'll Be Waiting
My story begins at age 9 when I learned that I was adopted. It was a heartbreaking day and even though I was given the "you were chosen" story, I could tell that I was not a real part of my... Joy and Heartache
Because of the events of my own reunion, I feel the need to advise anyone who is doing any type of adoption search, whether child or natural parent, to prepare yourself as much as possible for any... 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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