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Database of Past CMRL Messages

Welcome to the database of past Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) list serve messages. The table below contains all past CMRL messages (text only, no attachments) from Nov. 20, 1996 - December 22, 2017 and is updated quarterly.

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Message ID: 9837
Date: 2015-06-24

Author:Melanie Sage

Subject:any info on excluding parents from home during child welfare case?

I am looking for literature, research, or even program information related to excluding all bio parents from the home during child welfare services to keep children in place. One of our local tribal communities is interested in this concept. I remember reading something related several years ago but don't remember where. Basically, the tribal social services agency would like to explore the idea of having relatives/kin come in to the home where the children live to act as foster parents while the bio parents work on their treatment needs. Related- when I was working in California's child welfare system we used "safety providers" to come stay in the home with the family, someone the family identified, to help support child safety so children could stay in the home. I cannot find anything published on this concept, so any leads would be good and might be informational to the tribe as well. Thank you, Melanie Melanie Sage, PhD, LICSW University of North Dakota melanie.sage@und.edu 701/777-1224

I am looking for literature, research, or even program information related to excluding all bio parents from the home during child welfare services to keep children in place. One of our local tribal communities is interested in this concept. I remember reading something related several years ago but don't remember where. Basically, the tribal social services agency would like to explore the idea of having relatives/kin come in to the home where the children live to act as foster parents while the bio parents work on their treatment needs. Related- when I was working in California's child welfare system we used "safety providers" to come stay in the home with the family, someone the family identified, to help support child safety so children could stay in the home. I cannot find anything published on this concept, so any leads would be good and might be informational to the tribe as well. Thank you, Melanie Melanie Sage, PhD, LICSW University of North Dakota melanie.sageund.edu 701/777-1224