Diane

Parenting a Sexually Abused Child

Children who have been sexually abused and placed in foster care or are adopted need rules to help provide structure, comfort and security. Experts in the field of adoption and child sexual abuse believe the guidelines listed below will help the child to build trust with their new family.1

Diane

Cost of Protecting Children

Since the cost of making sure children are attended to properly is hardly ever discussed openly, I thought it would help to shed some light on this. Federal, state, and local legislatures preside over the allocation of hundreds of billions of tax dollars every year because of abusive parenting. We don’t talk openly in America about the tens of millions of children being abused each year, and we certainly don’t talk about what it costs us. So, I am providing a glimpse of what goes on in legislatures all over this country every year.

Diane

America's Child Welfare System a Disgrace

The Brookings Institute conducted a six year study and published its findings in 2007 in a report titled, “Child Protection and Parent Training Programs.” They wanted to: