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Trauma and Attachment
As the adoption of special needs children rises in this country, so does the need for adequate post adoption services. The current condition of post adoption services in most states still reflects the old adage of "just give them enough love and they'll be fine." This was probably true during the... Girl Neighborhood Power!
Program Overview Girls Incorporated® of Rapid City, South Dakota, is a private, nonprofit agency dedicated to building girls' capacity for responsible and confident adulthood, economic independence, and personal fulfillment. In 1997, the organization applied for and received a Girl... Reliving Trauma:
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters,... With No Landmarks, Morality Falls Apart
"You shall not remove your neighbor's landmark, which the men of old have set," Deuteronomy 19:13 states. Originally, this Mosaic law protected property rights. Landmarks - sometimes they were a simple pile of stones -were like the stakes a surveyor uses to establish a property line. Our Founding...
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Violence spreads in Sudan's Darfur: UNAMID
Violence has spread in Sudan's Darfur region, international peacekeepers said on Sunday, reporting a town looted and thousands more displaced on top of an estimated 40,000 who were uprooted last week. It is the third major outbreak of unrest in different parts of Darfur, an area about the size... Violence against women 'pandemic' in Mexico
By Anahi Rama and Lizbeth Diaz ECATEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - So many teenage girls turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women's dumping ground." They began showing up in 2006, usually left among piles of garbage. Some were... Violence spreads in Sudan's Darfur
Violence has spread in Sudan's Darfur region with a town looted and thousands more displaced. Iraq violence kills 10, including senior officer
Violence in Iraq, including shelling in a city held by anti-government fighters for over two months, killed 10 people on Friday, among them a senior police officer, officials said. Iraq has been hit by a year-long surge in bloodshed that has reached levels not seen since 2008, driven principally by...
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"Violence" in the Adoption Blogs
Raising a Traumatized Child
November 14, 2011, 3:18 pm
Eighteen years ago, when I went to my first adoption seminar, so many things came to mind: meeting "my" child for the first time, holding him or her in my arms, providing a safe home, giving all the love I had to heal any wounds the child might have. What I never considered was how the adoption... Did Ted Bundy Have RAD?
June 23, 2013, 11:02 pm
It's a long story, but I just finished reading a book about Ted Bundy. The book I read,†The Stranger Beside Me, was written by Ann Rule, a former Seattle cop-turned-writer who just happened to work with Ted Bundy on a suicide hotline in the early 1970s. Ms. Rule had already started researching... Reality - Ouch
September 28, 2013, 4:59 am
This is going to be a little off topic. It really doesn't fit into my particular blog scope but it's a story worth telling.
On a Sunday night I was home with all but my eldest daughter (Pepper) and my second daughter got a frantic message from one of Pepper's male friends. We will call him...
"Violence" in the Adoption Forums
What type of case plan for DV cases?
February 24, 2014, 10:36 am
My neices and nephew were removed because of DV. The police were called to their home 4 times in less than two weeks. My neices were the ones that called each time. This has been an ongoing problem and is only getting worse. My BIL has already completed Anger Management classes and attended a group...
Long complicated case..need support and help!!!
February 26, 2014, 9:03 am
One year ago two baby girls were placed with us (1 y/o & 3 m/o). Girls were in custody due to domestic abuse and neglect. For the first few months, birth parents came for visitation, but did nothing to follow DCS recommendations. When case was transerfed to new CW (due to biomom's verbal abuse...
Finally Justice is sweet! (Long) but worth reading.
February 28, 2014, 8:38 pm
Puerto Rico News! (My hometown) I have been following this case for weeks and I am glad to say that some positive outcome finally has come out of it. Sorry if it seems weird google translator is weird.
Aguadilla, PR - A jury today convicted Javier Alvarez Luciano for the three charges brought...
Adoption of Teen Girl Beware!
February 23, 2014, 7:20 pm
I went through an agency since my county didn't offer home study. My worker found a "Match" of 13 yr old girl from a "group home". I was so excited. The initial conference revealed a few issues they said were based off her rejection and being a teen. They gave me a report that either left items...
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Adoptive Motherís 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...
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Mexico violence leaves 22 dead in Michoacan | World news ...
Violent clashes across the Mexican state of Michoacan killed at least 20 gunmen and two federal police officers, the government said. Gunmen blocked roads and ambushed police patrols in at least six different areas of Michoacan on Tuesday, the interior department said in a statement. The department
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Designed to fit your life ... CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) -- President George W. Bush believes the first steps in any cease-fire in the ongoing violence in the Mideast will require the Islamic militant group Hamas to agree to stop firing rockets into Israel now and in the future, the White House said ...