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10 Things Case Managers Wish Their Foster Parents Knew

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A blog post titled “10 Things Foster Parents Wish Their Case Managers Knew” was published by a blogger named Mike Berry a few weeks ago. The list included some excellent reminders of the challenges faced by foster parents. As I … Continue reading

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Another Tragedy in Colorado

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Sadly, the news is abuzz with coverage of the latest tragedy to befall residents in Colorado. As if there has not been enough heartache in the state, between wildfires and homes destroyed and the now infamous Columbine High School massacre, … Continue reading

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Did They Even Ask?

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My niece works in a childcare center. A few weeks ago, she was quite distraught after arriving at work to learn that a child in her class had been placed in foster care. This was a child with some emotional … Continue reading

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The Hazards of Child Welfare Work

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Last week, a Oklahoma state child welfare worker took his own life. This followed his being placed on administrative leave, along with several colleagues in response to the death of a child involved with the child welfare system. His supervisor, … Continue reading

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Children of spies

There has been a great deal of attention in the U.S. to the recent arrest, guilty pleas, and deportation of ten Russian spies.  Although those involved have left the U.S to be returned to Russia, as a child welfare professional, I cannot … Continue reading

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