Archive for August, 2012
The Foster Care Training Committee, supported by the Hawaii Department of Human Services, hosted this training on August 30, 2012. The training presenters were: Stacia Ohira has worked in the field of social services for over ten years advocating for many different populations. She has experience working with at risk youth, inmate populations including sex […]
Follow this link to see the latest information available regarding child welfare laws and policy in Hawai`i. There you will find the handouts and program from the 2012 Law Update Conference held August 24, 2012 at Ko`olau Ballrooms in Kaneohe.
A new book has just come out that can help explain adoption to children who have been taken from biological parents due to neglect or harm!
Hootah’s Baby is a story about a mother owl whose life-style choices have made it impossible to be an effective mother. The community steps in to ensure the baby’s safety. It is not about whether or not the mother loves her baby. It is all about mothering skills and the child’s need to be safe. Follow link to learn more.