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The Credibility of Child Protective Services Rests on the Integrity of the Department Director.
(APSAC: American Professional Society Abuse Children, 2019)
The role of law enforcement in child welfare checks.
(Los Angeles County Bar Association., 2020-01)
Police welfare checks of residences without a warrant generally are permissible if police officers have reasonable grounds to believe an inhabitant inside a residence is in imminent danger.
Children, parents, CPS and second medical opinions.
A faulty medical determination of child abuse or neglect can destroy the life of a child and its family. “Measure twice, cut once,” is a great rule for carpenters; it’s also an important lesson for Child Protective Services.
Why do mandated reporters of child abuse hesitate reporting?
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-05-11)
Perhaps one of the major reasons mandated reporters hesitate to report is because they are not confident that CPS workers have adequate assessment and intervention skills. They reflect on countless news headlines indicating ...