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Message ID: 9684
Date: 2014-08-31

Author:Barbara Thomlison

Subject:RE: information/studies on parental loss after infant removal by DSS

Jon This research study may be of interest Nixon, K., Radtke, H. L., & Tutty, L. (2013). “Every day it takes a piece of you away”: The experiences of grief and loss among abused mothers involved with child protective services. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(2): 172-193. DOI: 10.1080/15548732.2012.715268 Barbara Thomlison, PhD Professor, School of Social Work Florida International University 11200 SW 8th Street, Green Library Rm 489 Miami, Florida, 33199 T: 305.348.6345 Also: Barbarathomlison@yahoo.com ________________________________ From: bounce-117795838-6833176@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Fiona Arney Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 7:57 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: information/studies on parental loss after infant removal by DSS Hi Jon Dr Mary Salveron from the Australian Centre for Child Protection explored in her PhD the psychological and emotional impacts of child removal on parents’ subsequent contact with their children. Mary has published this in the second edition of Working with Vulnerable Families a Partnership Approach published by Cambridge University Press and Mary can be contacted at mary.salveron@unisa.edu.au Cheers Fiona Professor Fiona Arney Director Australian Centre for Child Protection University of South Australia University House, Level 3, 195 North Tce Adelaide SA GPO Box 2471 Adelaide SA 5001 Ph 08 8302 2918 Fax 08 8302 2953 Mobile 0435962898 fiona.arney@unisa.edu.au www.unisa.edu.au/childprotection From: bounce-117793191-6840779@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-117793191-6840779@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Jonathan Gould Sent: Thursday, 28 August 2014 2:55 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: information/studies on parental loss after infant removal by DSS Colleagues: I am looking for studies that address the psychological and emotional loss for a parent associated with removal of her child at birth by the state (DSS). I have searched and found little about a parent’s emotional reaction/experience to loss of an infant resulting from removal by the state. Thanks in advance for your ideas. Jon Gould Jonathan Gould, Ph.D., ABPP [Forensic] Specializing in Forensic Psychological Consultation for Family Law 704 364 0452 (office) 704 641 7990 (cell) 704 837 2969 (efax) On Aug 26, 2014, at 9:05 PM, Leah Bromfield > wrote: In Australia, the annual Report on Government Services produced by the Productivity Commission includes two agreed performance indicators of relevance - Cases referred for investigation, investigated within 30-days - Cases referred for investigation, not investigated within 90-days The not completed within 90-days is a reasonable indicator of cases not investigated and provides nationally comparable data. Cheers Leah Associate Professor Leah Bromfield (P/T Wednesday-Friday) Deputy Director, Australian Centre for Child Protection Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia Ph: +61 8 8302 2924 Fax: +61 8 8302 2953 Leah is seconded Monday-Tuesday to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (email Leah.Bromfield@childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au ) From: , Susan J > Reply-To: Child Maltreatment Researchers > Date: Friday, 15 August 2014 8:52 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers > Subject: RE: child maltreatment investigations Hi Aron, Our study is quite old by now but we did exactly what you are asking for. It can provide an historical perspective. Wells, S. J., Fluke, J. D., & Brown, C. H. (1995). The Decision to investigate: CPS practice in twelve local agencies. Children and Youth Services Review, 17, 523-546. Susan Wells From: bounce-115188967-63796503@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-115188967-63796503@list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Aron Shlonsky Sent: May 4, 2014 7:27 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Cc: Aron Shlonsky Subject: child maltreatment investigations Hi all, We are looking for any reports or articles that discuss the rate at which families who are reported for maltreatment AND meet their jurisdictional criteria for investigation are actually investigated for child maltreatment (or at least the children are physically seen by a child protection worker). Again, not looking for the rate that reports are investigated. Looking for the rate that reports that should be investigated actually are investigated. Any help would be much appreciated! Aron Shlonsky, MSW, MPH, PhD Professor of Evidence-Informed Practice Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne Victoria 3010 Australia +61 3 9035 9754 aron.shlonsky@unimelb.edu.au

Jon This research study may be of interest Nixon, K., Radtke, H. L., & Tutty, L. (2013). “Every day it takes a piece of you away”: The experiences of grief and loss among abused mothers involved with child protective services. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(2): 172-193. DOI: 10.1080/15548732.2012.715268 Barbara Thomlison, PhD Professor, School of Social Work Florida International University 11200 SW 8th Street, Green Library Rm 489 Miami, Florida, 33199 T: 305.348.6345 Also: Barbarathomlisonyahoo.com ________________________________ From: bounce-117795838-6833176list.cornell.edu on behalf of Fiona Arney Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 7:57 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: information/studies on parental loss after infant removal by DSS Hi Jon Dr Mary Salveron from the Australian Centre for Child Protection explored in her PhD the psychological and emotional impacts of child removal on parents’ subsequent contact with their children. Mary has published this in the second edition of Working with Vulnerable Families a Partnership Approach published by Cambridge University Press and Mary can be contacted at mary.salveronunisa.edu.au Cheers Fiona Professor Fiona Arney Director Australian Centre for Child Protection University of South Australia University House, Level 3, 195 North Tce Adelaide SA GPO Box 2471 Adelaide SA 5001 Ph 08 8302 2918 Fax 08 8302 2953 Mobile 0435962898 fiona.arneyunisa.edu.au www.unisa.edu.au/childprotection From: bounce-117793191-6840779list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-117793191-6840779list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Jonathan Gould Sent: Thursday, 28 August 2014 2:55 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: information/studies on parental loss after infant removal by DSS Colleagues: I am looking for studies that address the psychological and emotional loss for a parent associated with removal of her child at birth by the state (DSS). I have searched and found little about a parent’s emotional reaction/experience to loss of an infant resulting from removal by the state. Thanks in advance for your ideas. Jon Gould Jonathan Gould, Ph.D., ABPP [Forensic] Specializing in Forensic Psychological Consultation for Family Law 704 364 0452 (office) 704 641 7990 (cell) 704 837 2969 (efax) On Aug 26, 2014, at 9:05 PM, Leah Bromfield > wrote: In Australia, the annual Report on Government Services produced by the Productivity Commission includes two agreed performance indicators of relevance - Cases referred for investigation, investigated within 30-days - Cases referred for investigation, not investigated within 90-days The not completed within 90-days is a reasonable indicator of cases not investigated and provides nationally comparable data. Cheers Leah Associate Professor Leah Bromfield (P/T Wednesday-Friday) Deputy Director, Australian Centre for Child Protection Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia Ph: +61 8 8302 2924 Fax: +61 8 8302 2953 Leah is seconded Monday-Tuesday to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (email Leah.Bromfieldchildabuseroyalcommission.gov.au ) From: , Susan J > Reply-To: Child Maltreatment Researchers > Date: Friday, 15 August 2014 8:52 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers > Subject: RE: child maltreatment investigations Hi Aron, Our study is quite old by now but we did exactly what you are asking for. It can provide an historical perspective. Wells, S. J., Fluke, J. D., & Brown, C. H. (1995). The Decision to investigate: CPS practice in twelve local agencies. Children and Youth Services Review, 17, 523-546. Susan Wells From: bounce-115188967-63796503list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-115188967-63796503list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Aron Shlonsky Sent: May 4, 2014 7:27 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Cc: Aron Shlonsky Subject: child maltreatment investigations Hi all, We are looking for any reports or articles that discuss the rate at which families who are reported for maltreatment AND meet their jurisdictional criteria for investigation are actually investigated for child maltreatment (or at least the children are physically seen by a child protection worker). Again, not looking for the rate that reports are investigated. Looking for the rate that reports that should be investigated actually are investigated. Any help would be much appreciated! Aron Shlonsky, MSW, MPH, PhD Professor of Evidence-Informed Practice Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne Victoria 3010 Australia +61 3 9035 9754 aron.shlonskyunimelb.edu.au