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My first encounters with DCP (was FACS then DOCS (now DCP in WA)

on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:56
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My first encounters with DCP (was FACS then DOCS (now DCP in WA)
My first encounters with DCP (was FACS then DOCS (now DCP in WA) were when i was 3 yrs old, i was on the streets of Perth by 11,i was raped at 12, my mother ran me over in a hit and run after DCP returned me to her.

I cut myself and took overdoses repeatedly from age 12-18yrs, trying to punish myself as everyone would tell me I was worthless and useless and wouldn't amount to nothing.fast forward to 2003..

I ask for help from a Mofflyn House, run by Uniting Care West in Merriw WA, to seek assistance with my then 4 yr old daughter whom kept eating everything not screwed down(and

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Psychotropic Medication Use in Child Welfare

on Sun, 08/12/2012 - 09:18
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A research brief released by the Administration for Children and Families examines the use of psychotropic medications by children in child welfare. What makes this brief unique is its exploration of and distinction among the use of psychotropic medications across placement types (in-home and out-of-home settings), mental health needs, and usage in tandem with other mental health treatments or services.

Findings included the following:

  • Children living in-home (e.g., with one or more biological parent, an adoptive family, or informally with kin) were significantly less likely to use