- Children’s Hospital ordered to pay
- LETTER – State shouldn’t lose focus on family preservation
- The Marcus Fiesel Story
- Grand jury report slams Child Protective Services
- Child Abuse Hotline stopped
- Ill. deputies accused of excessive force against foster kids
- Juvenile Justice System Breeds Adult Criminals
- Social worker jailed by Ky. judge
- The Ups and Downs
|Children’s Hospital ordered to pay
Posted: 19 Jul 2009 04:55 AM PDT
A Douglas County jury has ordered Children’s Hospital & Medical Center to pay $900,000 to an Omaha woman for failing to properly treat her 3-year-old son for dehydration and pancreatitis.
The first thing longtime foster mother Patti Richardson says she wants to do with her share of last week’s verdict is put a vase at the grave of her son, Corey Richardson.
|LETTER – State shouldn’t lose focus on family preservation
Posted: 19 Jul 2009 04:47 AM PDT
The task force called for efforts to take fewer children from families and rely less on foster care. But Ahmed’s budget takes money from the poor people who rely on help from essential programs and hands it over to the state foster care system. In a interview in the Detroit Free Press of May 29, Ahmed is quoted as saying “there are no direct cuts to foster care. In fact, we’ll be putting more money in foster care.”
|The Marcus Fiesel Story
Posted: 19 Jul 2009 04:01 AM PDT
Marcus is gone but his story can save many children…
|Grand jury report slams Child Protective Services
Posted: 19 Jul 2009 03:37 AM PDT
Child Protective Services in Solano County was hit with a slew of complaints by the county grand jury Friday regarding how the agency conducts investigations.
|Child Abuse Hotline stopped
Posted: 18 Jul 2009 08:55 PM PDT
The Child Abuse Hotline is no longer operational because of lack of funds.
|Ill. deputies accused of excessive force against foster kids
Posted: 18 Jul 2009 08:52 PM PDT
The suit says that without any physical provocation, Bowers used a Taser on one boy multiple times, including at least once on his neck. Bowers pushed another boy down on his bunk and threatened to sodomize him before shocking him multiple times and causing him to urinate and defecate, the suit says.
Note: What an asshole.
|Juvenile Justice System Breeds Adult Criminals
Posted: 18 Jul 2009 08:35 PM PDT
When boys are placed in juvenile delinquency centers, they are more likely to be incarcerated as adults compared to similarly troubled kids who avoid a brush with the system early in life, a new study suggests.
|Social worker jailed by Ky. judge
Posted: 18 Jul 2009 08:13 PM PDT
Faced with conflicting court appearances on the same day in late June, state social worker Aaron Jackson said he followed a supervisor’s directive to attend family court in Jefferson County and notify Bullitt County court officials that he’d miss a child-welfare hearing there.
|The Ups and Downs
Posted: 18 Jul 2009 08:11 PM PDT
RaizenBoyz is bitching because she wants to adopt but the workers are giving her the runaround in The Ups and Downs.
If these kids go home, she will surely loose it. I’ll keep you updated.