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Thursday, July 20, 2017

LK Daily Report for 7/20/17 - Placing Foster Kids With Sex Offenders and More...

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Nevertheless, Russian adoption is a subject that seems to have come up a lot lately. Wednesday evening the New York Times published a wide-ranging interview with the president, during which Trump formally acknowledged his previously-undisclosed second conversation with Russian President Vladmir Putin at the G20 summit in Hamburg. “I actually talked about Russian adoption with [Putin],” Trump told reporters, recalling their dinner party chatter. “Which is interesting because it was a part of the conversation that Don had in that meeting.”


A former Greensburg foster mother was ordered to stand trial Thursday on charges of having a sexual relationship with a teenage Greene County boy in her care.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Espanola teen, sexually abused by a foster parent in 2014, is now going after the Children Youth and Families Department and the center who employed the man.

More >> Teen sexually abused by foster parent files lawsuit against CYFD

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - An 18-year-old man and his 36-year-old adoptive mother have been indicted by a grand jury on charges of knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse with each other. They are both being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center, each on a $100,000 bond.

More >> Woman, adoptive son charged with prohibited sexual conduct with each other

As Health News Florida reported last week, the opioid crisis in Manatee and Sarasota Counties is putting a strain on their foster care system. But the situation isn't entirely bleak. Now we'll hear from one mother whose relationship with her son's foster parents helped her reunify her family and overcome her addiction.

More >> Foster Parents Help Family Torn Apart By Addiction Reunite

A Health Information and Quality Authority inspection report has criticised the area management of Tusla in Cork for failing to record 40% of child protection and welfare allegations submitted to it against foster carers last year.

More >> Tusla failed to report 40% of allegations against foster carers in Cork, HIQA finds


Three First Nation children who died shortly after being returned to their mothers’ care are the subject of Alberta child and youth advocate Del Graff’s latest report.

More >> Three faces of a system’s failure: Children in child advocate's latest report identified

LANSING – A state supervisor accused of manipulating records to make the state's child welfare agency appear in compliance with a federal court order has apparently been demoted.

More >> DHHS supervisor demoted amid faked-records allegations

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man already charged with threatening child welfare caseworkers with a rifle is now charged with firebombing one of their offices as part of a custody dispute involving his 8-year-old daughter.

More >> Indictment: Man Firebombed Office in Custody Dispute

Child Protective Services destroyed my family?


PORTLAND, Maine — Corrections officials say Maine’s youth prison is overburdened by children with severe mental illnesses, and this population has driven away staff who are not trained to handle them.

More >> Staff shortages plague ‘dumping ground’ for Maine youth with mental illness

An EspaƱola teen who endured three months of sexual abuse by a foster parent in 2014 has filed state and federal lawsuits against New Mexico’s child welfare agency, several of its employees and a state-contracted behavioral health firm, saying they knowingly placed him in the care of a man who was accused more than a year earlier of sexually assaulting foster children.

More >> Suits: EspaƱola teen knowingly placed in care of sex abuser

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