Social media ‘could help social workers’

January 13, 2018 0 comments

family life

Social media posts could provide social workers with useful insights into troubled families, a serious case review has concluded. Such reviews are conducted by frontline agencies whenever a vulnerable child is killed or comes to serious harm. This one concerned the death of a two year-old boy. He had been killed by his mother’s partner…

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Adopted child killed by biological father

August 24, 2017 0 comments

family law

A couple in Iowa have been awarded $3.25 million (£2.53 million) after the child they had temporarily adopted was killed by his biological father. When a teenage girl fell pregnant, her co-worker Rachel McFarland and her partner Heidi agreed to adopt the baby. The couple were both present when the boy was born in Des…

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