Monday, May 14, 2012

Legally Kidnapped

Legally Kidnapped


Teens Sue Mental Treatment Center

Posted: 14 May 2012 04:25 AM PDT



Four teens and their parents sue a residential treatment center in Wheat Ridge, alleging abuse.


Ontario’s Youth Leaving Care hearings call for fundamental change to child welfare system

Posted: 14 May 2012 04:21 AM PDT

Ontario's Youth Leaving Care hearings call for fundamental change to child welfare system


Ontario's child welfare system needs fundamental change to address the isolation, vulnerability and abandonment experienced by too many children in foster care and group homes, says a groundbreaking report written by youth about their plight.


General Grievance

Posted: 14 May 2012 04:08 AM PDT




Halmark Holiday's Are Offensive To CPS Victims - Baby LK Report For May 13th 2012

Posted: 13 May 2012 05:49 PM PDT


N.S. judge wants assessment in foster mother abuse case

Posted: 13 May 2012 05:30 PM PDT

N.S. judge wants assessment in foster mother abuse case

A Nova Scotia judge says he wants another assessment done on a foster mother who admitted to abusing a little girl in her care, before he makes a decision about her sentence.


Half of councils failing adoption targets, controversial 'scorecards' show

Posted: 13 May 2012 05:09 PM PDT

Half of councils failing adoption targets, controversial 'scorecards' show

Almost half of councils are failing to meet basic targets for placing children with adoptive parents quickly according to Government figures showing dramatic variations between different neighbourhoods.


Number of Maine children taken from abuse decreases by half

Posted: 13 May 2012 03:55 PM PDT

Over the last week or so in Maine, the rhetoric has been heating up regarding the states child welfare system.

Number of Maine children taken from abuse decreases by half

The governor and other state officials worry that a shift in policy may be leaving too many youngsters in harm's way.


Oklahoma DHS' federal funding is threatened

Posted: 13 May 2012 03:14 PM PDT

Oklahoma DHS' federal funding is threatened

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services could lose its federal funding because it has released information about past accusations of abuse or neglect in cases where children later died or nearly died.


Prison-born babies fall through cracks of Oklahoma's child-welfare system

Posted: 13 May 2012 02:55 PM PDT


Prison-born babies fall through cracks of Oklahoma's child-welfare system

The dismembered 3-year-old known nationally as Precious Doe might have had a chance if two state agencies had spoken to each other, according to a federal lawsuit.