References and Resources

Resources: (This is just the tip of the tip of the iceberg. There are thousands of articles)


Youtube
video from Rethinking foster care – Molly McGrath Tierney who managed Baltimore’s child welfare system for seven years:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c15hy8dXSps

A quick read summarizing issues:
http://www.nccpr.org/reports/quickread.pdf

A more in depth article explaining how the system works… It was written in 2000, and in fourteen years, nothing has changed.
http://www.massnews.com/past_issues/2000/5_May/mayds4.htm

Article in Baltimore Sun ‘Getting to Baltimore’s at-risk kids before it’s too late’:
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-06-29/news/bs-md-rodricks-0630-20130628_1_foster-care-child-welfare-system-intervention

The article on Child Protective Services from The Times Herald discussing how Title IV-E funds are abused:
http://www.thetimesherald.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/11/11/foster-care-policy-change-modest-given-need-reform/18878057/

Examples of CPS abuse, has several cases, book reviews, and links:
http://www.sott.net/article/282484-US-legal-child-kidnapping-at-least-in-the-thousands-Child-Protection-Services-criminality-uncovered

 

Youtube videos documenting CPS problems:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sag37aAf1WU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv42L1XkCBY

Experts on the Child Protective Services system talk about the situation with Childrens’ Services in California and their deep backgrounds of experiences dealing with the system – a true wealth of information from these dedicated and knowledgeable professionals.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5JZx5J5W5U

Videos about Kentucky investigation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ETfgoSmTHI
From Kentucky investigation: CPS Stalking, Orders For Babies, Forced Adoption, Fraud, Confirmed: OIG, News32 2007
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S36rozABiZk
CPS Steals Children for Profit – Your Tax Dollars in Action!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztEqMounuRU
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xszxgb_more-cps-corruption-this-agency-has-helped-a-disturbed-vindictive-woman-destroy-my-family_news

A former CPS worker, Carlos Morales, Author of Legally Kidnapped, talking about abuses in CPS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0OiNdj2aP4

Foster Homes: Where Good Kids Go To Die
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMJJ4oCSMoU

An article, Does Adoption Equal Trauma? (YES)
http://lightofdaystories.com/2014/04/08/does-adoption-really-equal-trauma/

Summary of Casey study of foster care alumni:
http://www.nccpr.org/reports/cfpanalysis.pdf

Nancy Schaefer’s report:
http://www.parentalrights.org/index.asp?SEC=%7B5433EE7C-6775-4D17-A2A1-CE4686AE1697%7D

Nancy Schaefer Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry5eSKyZ98g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y73nFp0Y19c

A very insightful and well researched article from a foster mom of 20 years:
http://stirjournal.com/2014/05/12/u-s-foster-care-a-flawed-solution-that-leads-to-more-long-term-problems/

A very in depth article documenting problems within the CPS system by Dr. Stephen M. Krason, a Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies. This article addresses the history of CPS, explains in great detail the problems of how child abuse is reported, and not having clear cut definitions of what abuse and neglect is, and problems with the fostering system, and has many examples:
http://www.faithandreason.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Mondale-Act-After-Forty-Years_-True.pdf

The article about the Texas study:
http://library.cppp.org/files/4/Burstain_TitleIVWaiver_SenateFinance.pdf

Article from Tulsa World summarizing the results of the Oklahoma CPS study by the Casey Foundation:
http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/oklahoma-struggles-to-handle-rise-in-emergency-foster-care-needs/article_4cabbc39-3650-5e4a-9f4a-2f66b56e5b86.html

The full report from the Casey Foundation:
http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/oklahoma-struggles-to-handle-rise-in-emergency-foster-care-needs/article_4cabbc39-3650-5e4a-9f4a-2f66b56e5b86.html

More information about the Casey Foundation:
http://www.casey.org/

A report from foster mom Mary Callahan who wrote the book “Memories of a Baby Stealer”:
http://www.nccpr.org/reports/fosterparent.pdf

Studies from MIT about the long term results of foster care:
http://www.mit.edu/~jjdoyle/fostercare_aer.pdf
http://www.mit.edu/~jjdoyle/doyle_fosterlt_march07_aer.pdf
http://www.mit.edu/~jjdoyle/doyle_jpe_aug08.pdf

These reports summarized:
http://www.nccpr.org/reports/evidence.pdf

Article about how adoption is big business:
http://www.adoptionbirthmothers.com/adoption-truth/adoption-industry/

Articles about over medicating of children in foster care (from two very different sources):
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-piraino/prescription-drug-abuse_b_855547.html
http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303442704579361333470749104

A summary from the government on child welfare acts:
https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/otherpubs/majorfedlegis.pdf

Information about how child welfare is funded:
http://www.childwelfarepolicy.org/
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43025.pdf

Information about the Title IV-E waiver program:
http://www.cssp.org/reform/strengthening-families/title-iv-e/Strengthening-Families-through-the-Title-IV-E-Waiver-Demonstration-Projects.pdf

Lobbyists for the current CPS system (to show just how many have a vested interest in the current system):
https://protectingourchildrenfrombeingsold.wordpress.com/category/lobbyists-for-cps/

More information:
http://nccpr.info/
http://www.liftingtheveil.org/
http://www.fightcps.com
http://www.parentalrights.org

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