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Showing posts with label foster care. Show all posts
Showing posts with label foster care. Show all posts

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Who Wants An Undocumented Kid? - Baby LK Report For July 20th 2014

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Miami Beach detective accused of having sex with foster teen turns self in


A veteran Miami Beach detective accused of having sex with a foster teen turned himself into police Saturday, Pembroke Pines police said.

Foster daughter’s death spurs appeal to lawmakers

Foster daughter’s death spurs appeal to lawmakers

The June death of her 7-month-old foster daughter prompted Sheila Smith to ask a legislative committee to evaluate Clark County Department of Family Services’ medical policies and procedures on Friday.


Upcoming overhaul sparks worry over foster care reimbursement

Upcoming overhaul sparks worry over foster care reimbursement

Advocates for foster parents who take in some of Maine’s most difficult-to-care-for children say they are worried an upcoming overhaul to the system could cause reimbursement rates for certain foster parents to be slashed. But state Department of Health and Human Services officials say there are no current plans to cut the reimbursement rates.

The Failures of America’s Foster Care System

The Failures of America’s Foster Care System

I worked with the largest county children’s welfare services in America for more than a quarter century. For several decades as a licensed therapist in Los Angeles County, I provided mandated therapy to both children as well as young adults were aging out of the child welfare system. Over the years I made countless trips to LA County Children’s Court representing dozens of children and families as my clients.

Harrowing Images Emerge of Foster Children Behind Bars

Harrowing Images Emerge of Foster Children Behind Bars

Youths freed from a refuse-strewn boarding house by Mexican federal police were sexually abused and held to ransom by staff, say relatives and officials.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Attn: Pelletier Family, Including Lou and Justina

Be careful who you form alliances with.  Some of these idiots will use you for their own agendas. Michelle Bachmann, for example, is a CPS loving former foster parent who likes to put herself on that holier than thou pedestal.  I'm sure you've given her the opportunity to reminisce.


Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill

Justina Pelletier traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to advocate for a bill named in her honor.

Pelletier, 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the State of Massachusetts. She returned to her West Hartford home on June 18.
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I'm kind of getting the same feeling from this that I got when Lou Pelletier went on the Dr. Phil show.  Dr Phil by the way, is a total system suck spokesperson for the CASA puppets.   





You are not the only victim of CPS, yet you're allowing these people to act as if you are.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Jailed pregnant women feed foster care pipeline

Jailed pregnant women feed foster care pipeline

My mother began using drugs as a teen. By the time I was born, she’d done several stints in prison. She even gave birth to me in prison, where I lived for the first year of my life. Eventually, though, my incarcerated mother lost custody of me. I wound up in foster care, later adoption.

458 children rescued from group home in Mexico

458 children rescued from group home in Mexico

Federal and state police officers raided a group home Tuesday in the western state of Michoacan and rescued 458 children who were forced to beg for money and suffered sexual abuse while being against their will in filthy conditions, Mexico's top prosecutor said.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

VIDEO: Foster carer and scout leader among 51 arrested in paedophile operation

VIDEO: Foster carer and scout leader among 51 arrested in paedophile operation

51 people - including two registered sex offenders - have been arrested across south Wales as part of a UK-wide operation against suspected paedophiles.

New agency to make changes after teen in care dies from apparent drug overdose

New agency to make changes after teen in care dies from apparent drug overdose

THE new Child and Family Agency has pledged to implement a raft of measures after serious shortcoming were identified in the care of a teenager who died from an apparent drug overdose.

Man, 41, 'tried to help' five foster children who ran away from home

Man, 41, 'tried to help' five foster children who ran away from home

State police say five children walked away from their foster home in Westmoreland County May 14.

Foster daughter faces aggravated murder charges

Foster daughter faces aggravated murder charges

A teenage girl has been indicted in the 2012 murder of her foster mother, according to the Lake Count prosecutor.

Children in foster care increase amid shortage of foster families

Children in foster care increase amid shortage of foster families

We combed through data compiled by the state, which shows there are about 2,000 foster children. Compare that to the most recent number of licensed foster homes -- just 959. In 2011, the state took 978 children from their homes and placed them in foster care. The number went up in 2012 to 1,043, and then last year, just over 1,500.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Dispute between state and social service agency could leave abused kids caught in the middle

Dispute between state and social service agency could leave abused kids caught in the middle

A battle between the state and a Louisville-based social service agency threatens to leave abused children caught in the middle.

Boy in burned-out car had been adopted months before

Boy in burned-out car had been adopted months before

Tyrese Sutherland, 10, was found dead with his adoptive father and brother after having finally left foster care in the spring

Across borders, foster care youth ask: What's missing?

Across borders, foster care youth ask: What's missing?

When David Inglish was first displaced from his biological family and put into foster care, he asked the police officer who was taking him to the social welfare office, “What happened? What’s wrong?” The officer responded, “Don’t worry about it.”

Monday, July 14, 2014

Officials: Transgender girl moved to male facility

Officials: Transgender girl moved to male facility

A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault, the latest transfer of a troubled teenager who was sent to a psychiatric facility after supporters protested her confinement in a women's prison without criminal charges.

Foster mom bonds out of jail after child left in car at Publix

Foster mom bonds out of jail after child left in car at Publix

A foster care parent bonded out of the Orange County Jail Friday morning after police said she left a young child in a car at a Publix grocery store on Thursday.

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