The continuing foster care fiasco
- Two B.C. foster children seized from squalor
- Fixing Foster Care In Alaska
- Plan to fast-track social workers
- Boy was raped, lawsuit says; It alleges he was victimized by another boy in foster care.
- Is adoption the best option Child Protective Services has to offer families in crisis?
- Lid lifts on the anguish of China's stolen generation
- Charities are ready to help swamped DOCS
- BYU study examines child abuse/stress disorder link
- Cash prize for council that hit adoption targets
- Some Chinese parents say their babies were stolen for adoption
By Barbara Hollingsworth
March 16, 2009 / DC Examiner
Despite evidence that removing children from their homes traumatizes them, millions are still being forced to live with strangers or adopted out like shelter pets. One activist recently told Congress that many children are sent to “clearly inadequate families” just so social service agencies “can ‘succeed’ by boosting their numbers.”