The Arizona Daily Star investigated how our state came to have one of the nation's highest rates of child removal, and how we can keep more kids at home by helping at-risk families break generational cycles of trauma, neglect or abuse.
Fewer Arizona children are being removed from their families, the backlog of uninvestigated child abuse reports is down dramatically and child…
John James was 25 years old and had no experience with children when he started as a child welfare caseworker in Mobile, Ala. He was almost im…
Former caseworker Kanoschu Campbell still remembers the cookie-cutter “10-point plan” for families involved with Alabama’s child protective se…
Patricia Savulchak’s 16-month-old great-granddaughter climbed into her lap and leaned against her chest. Sandy-haired and blue-eyed, Layla loo…
Marcia Sturdivant noticed something right away when she started heading up Allegheny County, Pa.’s child welfare office in 1996.
Arizona has one of the highest rates of children removed from their families in the nation, and more than 60 percent are children of color.
It was 8:15 on a December morning, and the court hearing that could determine the future of Adrian Quiroz's family was to begin in 15 minutes …
The woman fled danger in Eastern Africa and spent years in a refugee camp in Ethiopia, and the horrors she experienced left her unable to saf…
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