… Another baby protected to death while in the governments’ care… A loving father lost custody of his little girl last November in Austin, Tx, after he admitted to.smoking marijuana at night after he put his child down for bedtime. The precious little girl was not ill, or harmed by her fathers nightcap, nor...Continue reading
10 Things To Remember If A Social Worker Comes To Your Home
1. Ask for the social workers business card. Have your attorney contact the worker on your behalf if the situation is hostile. 2. Find out the allegations before allowing the social worker access to your home or child. 3. Do not waive your rights to be protected from illegal search and seizures by allowing...Continue reading
Involuntarily Suspended or Revoked Child Care Operations
From The Texas DFPS Website, here is a list of Involuntarily Suspended or Revoked Child Care Operations in the State of Texas – (I have listed only page 1 of the 34 pages of names on here. You can view the next pages of the list by clicking here or on the Next Page link...Continue reading
‘Major epidemic’ Says the BBC – UK Investigates Child Abuse in the U.S.
America’s child death shame Every five hours a child dies from abuse or neglect in the US. The latest government figures show an estimated 1,770 children were killed as a result of maltreatment in 2009. A recent congressional report concludes the real number could be nearer 2,500. In fact, America has the worst child...Continue reading
Texas Laws on Child Abuse
Reporting Child Abuse Mandated Reporting Texas Family Code 261.101 Persons required to report A person (everyone) having cause to believe that a child’s physical or mental health or welfare has been adversely affected by abuse or neglect by any person shall immediately make a report as provided by this subchapter. This requirement to report...Continue reading
In Memory: These children died In the government’s care in the name of “safety”
These children were killed or died AFTER they were taken into CPS’s custody for allegations of abuse/neglect against their caretakers at their natural home . There are two parts of this list that get me the most in a shuddering chills kind of way – First, is how many times i roll the...Continue reading
Child welfare officer jailed (ACCOUNTABILITY!!!!)
this is what i like to see – this case is a couple years old, but its a good leader to what needs to keep happening – accountability!!! The Pinellas sheriff’s employee lied about checking on children and filed false overtime claims, detectives say. By CHRIS TISCH Published December 10, 2004 Megan Gallagher faces...Continue reading
Privatization of Public Social Services Urban Institute > Privatization of Public Social Services A Background Paper Author(s): Demetra Smith Nightingale, Nancy M. Pindus Other Availability: Order Online | Printer-Friendly Page Posted to Web: October 15, 1997 Permanent Link: http://www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=407023 This paper was prepared at the Urban Institute for U.S. Department of Labor, Office...Continue reading
What is Senate Bill 6?
Senate Bill 6 amends the Education Code, Family Code, Government Code, Human Resources Code, Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, and Texas Probate Code to make a number of reforms to the children’s protective services and adult protective services programs, certain related guardianship issues, and other family law matters. It requires the Health and...Continue reading