Associated Press reporters recently exposed a story of illegal practices by Child Protective Services social workers in one North Carolina county.
Social workers in Cherokee County have been reportedly coercing parents and taking their children illegally, bypassing the court system by threatening to adopt out their children or throw the parents in jail if they refused to sign paperwork known in NC as a CVA – Custody and Visitation Agreement. (Source)
Serious failings in foster care services
- Category: International Child Protection
- Created: Thursday, 03 May 2018 20:09
- Written by Noel Baker - Irish Examiner
Inspections of two private foster care providers have highlighted serious deficiencies, including a case where foster carers were not visited for two months following a “significant event”.
The inspections by the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that of the seven national standards assessed at the Care Visions Fostering Service, all seven were non-compliant, of which five were identified as majorly non-compliant; while of the seven standards assessed at the Oak Lodge Fostering Service, five were majorly non-compliant.
NZ Teen jailed for sexually abusing foster kids in his parents' care
- Category: NZ Child, Youth and Family (CPS)
- Created: Monday, 11 December 2017 00:00
- Written by Anna Leask - NewsTalkZB
An 8 year old boy and 7 year old girl were abused for several years.
A teenage boy has been jailed for more than four years for sexually abusing two young children who had been placed in his family's care by NZ Child Youth and Family.
The youth's parents were also convicted of physically assaulting a child in their care.