Parents who have lost their children to adoption have opened a memorial garden as somewhere permanent and special for parents and families to remember their… Read More »The “Forget Me Not Garden” at The Open Nest
Article by David Tobis about parent advocacy which starts: Mothers who have had children placed in residential care or foster care have often had little… Read More »Mom knows best: the new role of parents in children’s social welfare
Louise Tickle in The Guardian raises a number of issues for parents and children in the child protection system raised by the response to coronavirus.… Read More »Coronavirus puts vulnerable UK children at greater risk, campaigners warn
A group of more than one dozen family rights activists submitted a letter to the commissioner of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services with nine recommendations for protecting the rights of parents and children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York has been hit hard by COVID-19 and parents involved in the child protection system are badly affected. Rachel Blustain describes how, as the US struggles to catch up with the ever-growing Coronavirus crisis, child-welfare systems are racing to find their own solutions to wrenching ethical and practical dilemmas over how to safeguard the psychological well-being of children in foster care and the rights of families while protecting the physical health of children, parents, foster parents, staff and the community at large.