Corey Widen spent hundreds of dollars in legal fees defending herself from false information a neighbor gave to the local equivalent of Child Protective Services.
Tag – Child Protective Services
Imagine this. A foster parent to 180 girls over a five-year period is charged with sexually assaulting five of them. But there’s no need to imagine, because that’s the story of Miguel Briseno. And Medina County, Texas Sheriff Randy Brown is upset with Child Protective Services for allowing the placements.
Teachers are being threatened with losing their jobs or getting sued if they don’t report ‘suspicious’ signs of child abuse. The problem is that lack of common sense in defining ‘suspicious’ creates a ‘crying wolf environment.’ Good parents may be hounded over nothing, diverting Child Protective Services resources away from where they are truly needed.