Children in San Diego County’s foster care system were sexually abused, physically abused and suffered from some form of neglect.
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County seeks foster youth for its child welfare advisory board
African Americans make up 4.5 percent of San Diego County’s population but represent 19 percent of the 2,310 youths in foster care, as of Jan. 1 ... for increased resources to investigate child abuse, ...
4 Seats Available on County’s Child and Family Strengthening Advisory Board
Children place pinwheels in recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month at a preschool facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base near Santa Barbara. Air Force photo The county of San Diego announced ...
San Diego County supervisors vote to expand mental health, substance abuse care
SAN DIEGO — In a move described as groundbreaking by its chair, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $23.8 million to expand mental health and substance abuse care ... they go ...
Grand Jury Report Finds Foster Care Staff Overworked, Allegations of Abuse
... in foster care The grand jury launched the study after the San Diego Union-Tribune reported last July on a lawsuit alleging multiple instances of abuse of foster children over a seven-year period.
Grand Jury Report Finds County Foster Care Staff Overworked, Allegations of Abuse
File photo A grand jury report released Wednesday found multiple gaps in institutional safety and training in the Child Welfare Services division of San Diego County ... care system and ensure the ...
Grand jury report finds foster care staff overworked, allegations of abuse
SAN DIEGO — A grand jury report released Wednesday found multiple gaps in institutional safety and training in the Child ... to the county to improve the foster care system and ensure the safety of ...
Report Raises Questions About Alternative To Foster Care Program In San Diego County
San Diego County’s child welfare system is coming under scrutiny. A recent county working group report raises questions about the effectiveness of the county’s so-called voluntary services program, ...
Child maltreatment in foster care
New numbers from the California Department of Social Services show substantiated instances of child maltreatment that occurred in foster care across the state. The numbers provided by the state show ...
County Pays $3M To Settle Sexual Abuse and Privacy Claims Filed by Twins in Foster Care
The San Diego County Board ... to pay the settlement, County Supervisors Greg Cox and Ron Roberts decided to form a working group that will review the child welfare system to ensure the health and ...
Loma Linda man arrested after claiming 1-year-old child in foster care fell down stairs
... arrested a Loma Linda man on suspicion of child abuse after he initially claimed his girlfriend’s foster son, 1, was hurt when the child fell down the stairs, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s ...
County failed repeatedly to stop sexual abuse of foster children, lawsuit alleges
Then, despite numerous reports of suspected child abuse, the county sent two more children ... the state looks at the rate of substantiated cases per 100,000 days of collective foster care. San Diego ...
Mother says her toddler’s death in foster care was neglect. The state disagrees.
Under state foster care regulations ... The San Diego-based Children’s Advocacy Institute has said in a report, “The federal government has determined that the good that can be gained from disclosing ...