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Print Media Coverage of Child Fatalities When a Human Service Agency is Involved.
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2015-12)
[...]is it fair? [...]we don't want to see child care workers spend time away from protecting children because they are involved in a "media circus" but it seems to me that child welfare agencies have legal counsel and ...
Reporting Child Maltreatment by Nonprofessionals: Obligatory or Discretionary?
(American Public Human Services Association-APHSA, 2017-12)
A newer program, founded in 2009, Strategies for Youth (SFY) is a national organization that "exists solely for the purpose of improving police-youth interactions, advancing the cause of training public safety officers in ...
Odysseus were a child welfare department director.
(American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 2021-03)
Homer’s Odyssey describes Odysseus’s ten-year return journey back to his home on the island of Ithaca. Looking forward over the next ten years, professional child welfare directors face a similar daunting task. The ...
Shining a light on child welfare agency negligence
(AAJ: American Association for Justice, 2022-08)
Holding a government social welfare agency accountable after a child is harmed is an arduous undertaking.These cases present unique obstacles from day one.
Medicating foster children: The attorney’s role
Founder and President Emerita of the Children’s Defense Fund Marian Wright Edelman writes: “On any given day nearly one in four children in foster care is taking at least one psychotropic medication—more than four times ...
Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences with incarcerated parents
(American Correctional Association (ACA), 2022-03)
Educators and policy-makers concur that promoting the active involvement of parents in their child’s education is essential. Toward that end, correctional officials should encourage parents to become involved in decision-making ...
Incest inevitably involves sexual grooming: Implications for attorneys
A recent Connecticut case, State v. Hector M., (Superior Court of Connecticut, Judicial District of Waterbury, Decided November 25, 2022, Filed UWY-CR10-0390108-T), demonstrates the rare but graphic and insidious nature ...