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Paedophile advised Home Office on reforms to children's care homes

A paedophile who worked as a child protection and care worker expert advised the Home Office on children’s homes, it has been revealed.

Peter Righton, who died in 2007, advised the government on reforms to the care home system in 1970, for a report that detailed how new homes should be controlled by local government. 70 more words

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Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts, #8: Unfettered Access to Birth, Health, Identification Documents

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 11 former foster youths who completed Congressional internships. 138 more words

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Answering Children’s Questions about Foster Care

Recently, a colleague came to me for advice on addressing a very tough question from a child: Why don’t I live with mommy anymore? With roughly 400,000 children in out-of-home placements in the United States, this is a question that gets asked by hundreds of thousands of children every year. 60 more words

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DFPS: Foster parents at fault in drowning

GEORGETOWN — The Department of Family and Protective Services completed its investigation Monday into the July drowning of two foster children.

The foster parents to the two young children who drowned at Lake Georgetown failed to provide proper supervision and safety measures, according to a new report released Monday.

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Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts, #7: Parental Contact after Termination

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 11 former foster youths who completed Congressional internships. 90 more words

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Sherburne foster care provider loses license

ELK RIVER – A Sherburne County foster care provider’s license has been revoked after she was found responsible for abusing a foster child last year. 67 more words

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Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts, #6: Placement Stability for Infants and Toddlers

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 11 former foster youths who completed Congressional internships. 188 more words

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