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by marilee
Fri Aug 25, 2006 3:01 pm
Forum: Newcomers - Welcome to the site - please sign in here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 709

You have a lot of questions here and it would be difficult for me to answer each one effectively ... but I'll try. Do you believe that the stepfather was inappropriate with your child? Do you believe your child? Family Reunification (FR) happens in a number of ways and is usually ordered through the...
by marilee
Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:26 pm
Forum: Newcomers - Welcome to the site - please sign in here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 709

Sorry ... I'm having some trouble figuring out how to post a reply to a question that was several posts "ago" in the thread ... The person from Iowa with the false sexual abuse report ... I'm very sorry that this has happened to you ... and I find it difficult to answer ... Yes, SW are supposed to b...
by marilee
Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: Newcomers - Welcome to the site - please sign in here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 709

Okay ... I see. My current caseload consists of 32 children ... I have encountered the following: sexual abuse by sibling, sexual abuse by parent, Physical abuse that has included: burning a child with cigarettes, locking a child in a closet for hours at a time, leaving a child under the age of 5 at...
by marilee
Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Medical Issues
Topic: Childs Developemental delays
Replies: 4
Views: 520

I apologize ... I also should have asked how long was the child in a placement? Has the child been evaluated by a pediatric neurologist? Or person who specializes in development? Without being able to view the child and/or examine her myself ... there are a number of factors that could have contribu...
by marilee
Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:28 pm
Forum: Newcomers - Welcome to the site - please sign in here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 709

Hello Marina ... Could you please explain further what information you're looking for? I'm unfamiliar with the term you used 6 Standards of Child Care . I received my education in another state and often times terminology will differ from state to state and program to program. If you're wondering ab...
by marilee
Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: Medical Issues
Topic: Pschytropic Drugs, CPS Needs Approval first
Replies: 2
Views: 553

I know this was an old post ... but in California you must have a court order before psychotrophic medications can be administered unless the child is in the hospital. But at discharge in order for the medications to continue, you must have a court order. Our court has a child psychiatrist that eval...
by marilee
Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: Medical Issues
Topic: Case almost closed, but now I'm pregnant!
Replies: 8
Views: 712

Some interesting comments here ... If your CPS case gets closed. Then it's closed, with regard to the next baby. When it would become an "issue" would be if a referral is made against you again ... then the "closed" case's information would be looked at. Example: Are the allegations the same? What w...
by marilee
Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:31 pm
Forum: Medical Issues
Topic: Childs Developemental delays
Replies: 4
Views: 520

It is extremely unlikely that removing a child at 10 days of age could have any impact on that child's development. The following answers would be of more importance: 1. Was the pregnancy normal? 2. Did the mother receive adequate prenatal care, and follow treatment recommendations? 3. Was there a l...
by marilee
Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: Newcomers - Welcome to the site - please sign in here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 709

Unfortunately, what happened to the family in the article is too often a common experience. And one that policy makers and educators are at least trying to reduce. Most social work degree programs have developed a focus on cultural awareness, and how to access and apply the knowledge of other belief...
by marilee
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: Newcomers - Welcome to the site - please sign in here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 709

Hello

Hello, my name is Marilee and I live in California ... I stumbled across this site by accident. I have experience in the field of social work, and with the dept. of children's services. I have both a bachelor's and a master's degree in social worker, and have specialized in health/medicine/chronic ...

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