Birmingham 'encapsulates' the worst failings in child protection seen in the country, says Ofsted Briefing LAST UPDATED AT 09:54 ON Thu 14 Nov 2013 BIRMINGHAM City Council's children's services could be taken over by the Government if Ofsted does not see an improvement later this month. Show More Summary
Karen Stratton, PhD, RN, NE-BC, has been promoted to Vice President for Women's and Children's Services after distinguishing herself as a key leader since joining the University of Chicago Medicine in May 2012.
Here's a very interesting story out of Kentucky that's stirring up all kinds of consternation among southern evangelicals. Basically, a Southern Baptist children's services agency is admitting that, soon enough, it's going to have to change its LGBT-exclusionary employment practices...
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By Dean Baker Spending on seniors does not preclude spending on children's services. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Bruce Tuten. Here at the Making Sen$e Business Desk, and PBS NewsHour more broadly, we've expended a lot of time and effort exploring the particular challenges of aging Americans. Show More Summary
Post by Kiri Blakeley Charlie Sheen's children were reportedly removed from the home of their mother, Brooke Mueller, last night. TMZ reports that children's services removed 4-year-old twins Bob and Max from Mueller's home because it was deemed "unsafe" and the toddlers were placed with Charle, their father. Show More Summary
Post by Jeanne SagerHave a set of pearls handy? Get clutching 'em because there is absolutely shocking news on the interwebs today. According to some bigwig in children's services, pornography is so widespread these days that entireShow More Summary
Homeless youth in Washington D.C. are being turned away in droves from shelters after the city slashed its budget for homeless children’s services. In its latest budget, the city enjoys a $417 million budget surplus, yet they cut funding for youth homeless shelters by $700,000 and overall homeless services by $7 million. Mayor Vincent Gray [...]
Rising demand—and prices—for sites for residential buildings is coaxing more owners to cash in their underutilized assets. In the latest example, the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services has put a parking garage it owns on the Upper West Side as an income producing property, on the market. Show More Summary
Kate O'Day was facing scrutiny over how her agency handled cases of children who died after investigations of abuse and neglect
A decade ago, the Laming inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbié led to a fundamental re-structuring of the way government deals with children. For the first time education and children’s services were amalgamated, both in Whitehall and across local government. The motives were good. A failure of communication between those responsible for the care [...]
Following a Thanksgiving day brawl the Los Angeles County Department of Family and Children Services will be formally re-opening an abuse investigation involving Halle Berry...
Ariel Winter will be under the guardianship of her older sister, Shanelle Gray, if the alleged Child Protective Services’ recommendation is approved. The children’s services agency is also supposedly opposed to unsupervised contact between the Modern Family star and her mother Chrisoula Workman. A Radar Online source claims that Los Angeles County Department of Children [...]Show More Summary
IN an attempt to crackdown on underage drinking across North East Lincolnshire, officers from Humberside Police and North East Lincolnshire Council Children’s Services conducted an operation in Cleethorpes on Saturday 20 October. INShow More Summary
Pediatricians in particular remain concerned that minimum benefits levels for private plans on the exchanges won’t cover children’s services adequately.
The controversy was immediate. People were on TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo like flies on pig shit. Or maybe our collective revelry in the show's trashiness resembled a pig in shit. Whatever it was, a metaphor involving pigs and shit is apt for a show that featured a rented pet teacup pig Glitzy pooping on a kitchen table. Show More Summary
The way parents behave and talk to their children about service and sacrifice play a big role in whether their kids will intervene to help others as adults.
Christopher Knowles, once linked to the EDL's founding father Alan Ayling (aka Alan Lake) has been sacked from his post with Leeds city council's children's service department. Knowles was one of the original rising stars in the British...Show More Summary
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America is a cynical place right now. And why not? It seems every institution we once respected is crumbling. County Commissioners taking bribes, Baseball stars taking steroids, Church leaders abusing children, Secret Service Agents who refuse to pay the hookers they spent the night with. Everywhere you turn it seems, corruption manifests itself in one [...]