The author was 6 when he saw his impoverished single
mother lose the tenuous hold she had on sanity, slitting her wrists and then
writing his name in blood on the walls of their shabby apartment.
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National Foster Parent Coalition for Allegation Reform (NFPCAR)
Currently looking for Directors in Many
Directors must be willing to act on behalf of
assisting when needed, and attending foster parents meetings.
At a time when so many children are neglected and
abused, it's comforting to know there are foster and adoptive
parents who are willing to make a difference in these children's
lives, while these same children in an attempt to protect
themselves, begin the process that often ends in the system
causing irreparable damage to innocent families and children.
Bill of Rights
The following are the states which
have enacted a Foster Parent Bill of Rights. WebPage part of
False Allegations of Abuse a site prepared and
provided by Allen Cowling and Cowling Investigations, Inc., for
educational purposes and was designed to assist anyone who is
facing a false accusation, false allegation or false allegations
of child abuse, sexual abuse, child molesting, incest, rape or
who has been wrongfully convicted, because of a false
allegation. None of the material provided in the individual
links identified below, should ever be relied on as a
replacement for qualified legal assistance under any
information and more to parents and others unjustly
accused of child abuse, physical child abuse (including
Shaken Baby Syndrome), child neglect, sexual child
abuse, child pornography via the Internet, "repressed"
memories, sexual harassment, or domestic violence
(spousal abuse). We aim to help the falsely and wrongly
accused to articulate scientific facts to child
protection investigators, teachers, attorneys and
judges, urging them to exercise caution in their "rush
to judge" abuse calls. About 2/3 of all child abuse
reports turn out to be unfounded, as errors or mistakes
in professional judgment. Don't forget to check this
Tips if You've Been Wrongly Accused of Child Abuse.
GovTrack is an independent
website run by a graduate student in his spare time. Data is
collected from the official government websites via automated
processes daily. (read
more about the site)
MY FIGHT AGAINST THE CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
began on March 31, 1994. At 9:00 AM Pat Swanson from the LaSalle
County Department of Children and Family Services and Sgt. Mike
Crane of the LaSalle County Sheriff's Department came knocking
on our door. Knowing that they were responding to an allegation
and that I had nothing to hide, I let them in, figuring that if
I told them my side of the story, they would believe me and let
Foster Parent Allegations
It is guaranteed that sooner or later a foster parent will have
to deal with false allegations. Not until this happens to your
family can you truly understand the devastation that occurs, not
only to you but more importantly to the children in your home.
It is through this list that we hope to provide support, but
also to make changes in the way allegations are handled
throughout the country.
For the Love of Children
This is a very active list for foster and adoptive parents.
Child Protection Reform
This is a place for people dedicated and passionate about
reforming the harmful big industry that has become child welfare
services / CPS / Child Protective Services...Foster parents,
social workers, public and other professionals interested in
helping to change the juvenile justice system laws are also
welcome to join the group.
Suggested Reforms Foster Care
We are a coalition of groups concerned for the physical and
emotional safety and well being of children in foster care. Our
groups represent many sides of the child welfare equation. We
are former orphans, foster children, and adoptees. We are
parents who have wrongfully lost their children temporarily, and
we are foster parents as well.
OHIO-We are dedicated to
uniting and educating Foster Parents in Ohio in order to provide
better care for Foster Children. We are also dedicated to
the establishment of Foster Parents rights in Ohio and keeping
good foster parents providing care for children.
Washington Family United
Our primary purpose is to help Washington families who have
children "in state care" or at risk of being placed "in care".
By "in state care" we mean foster care, group homes, residential
treatment, and kinship care. Our child welfare system often
does not serve families in the most efficient manner possible.
Foster Parent Legal Solution Plan
“None of us expects our house to burn
down, and we cross our fingers we won’t be burglarized. While
not expecting allegations of abuse to children to be made
against them, it is vitally important that foster parents
acknowledge the possibility.” — Gordon Evans, National Foster
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be advised that any Legislation or Policies provided to you as a
courtesy may not reflect current revisions, amendments and/or changes in
your states statutes and codes. You must go to your government website
to check for and download those revisions and/or amendments yourself.