Tagged With "Custody"

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A grandmother learns to be a mom again [CopeFamilyCenter.org]

One Friday afternoon, as Jana was on her way to pickup her grandson from school , she received a very disturbing call. The police had come to her daughter’s apartment the night before, arrested her for drug involvement and taken her grandson, David, into the custody of Marin County’s Child Protective Services . After meeting with CPS, she was able to obtain temporary custody of D avid and take him home with her to Napa. She was not prepared to instantly become a mother again . David’s father...
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Custody in Crisis: How Family Courts Nationwide Put Children in Danger

“Sometimes he would choke me until I passed out,” -- 16-year-old Alina said
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Re: Custody in Crisis: How Family Courts Nationwide Put Children in Danger

Alissa Copeland ·
Thank you for sharing, that was a great article describing the gaps where multiple systems intersect, but never merge. Child Welfare, Mental Health, Family Courts, Law Enforcement and Corrections all have a role in maintaining the safety of children and families, there is so much more work to do for these systems to work cohesively. The Congressional resolution is encouraging and worth learning more about!
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