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Why do social worker/child protective service people need to know my grades and ho well I do in school?

Why do social worker/child protective service people need to know my grades and ho well I do in school?

Cause it'll help you: If urnin cps, then your parent(s) have been deemed unfit to care for u. Hopefully their behavior will change. In meantime, cps/soc worker will take on a parental role, which means they'll 'meddle' in ur personal life, because they care. That can feel intrusive. I hope u can either return to ur parents, be adopted...We all get bad breaks in life, sounds like urs came early. I feel 4 u. Good luck. ...Read more

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How far back can adderall stay in my unborn babies system, and will child protective services be called if its found? I am due in January

How far back can adderall stay in my unborn babies system, and will child protective services be called if its found? I am due in January

Quite a while: If you show up on the CFS watch list we test and do so on the first poop.This material starts to form after 12 wks and can retain at least trace amounts of drugs for months.If these were used as a prescription under a docs care, iit in not a problem. If it shows up and was used illegally you have a problem. ...Read more

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Caring for a Child with Special Needs (Tip)

Caring for a Child with Special Needs

Have experienced family help you to provide for the impaired child. ...See more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
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Could my doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if I have a mental illness?

Could my doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if I have a mental illness?

Depends on situation: Some states have laws that require any health, school or law enforcement official to report any situation where they believe a child or adult is at risk of physical harm or neglect. If yours is a personal one, where you simply have mental health issues, your personal situation is private. ...Read more

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Could your doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if you have a mental illness?

Could your doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if you have a mental illness?

If it appeared that: Your mental health disorder prevented you from adequately taking care of your children or you were abusive those would be reasons for cps involvement. ...Read more

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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Tip)

Managing Your Child's Diabetes

Find other healthy children or individuals (athletes, celebrities) that are successfully managing it. ...See more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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Need tips on where can I find child neurology services online?

Need tips on where can I find child neurology services online?

Child Neurology: Most children's hospitals in the us have reliable on line information. Child neurology is a broad field overlapping with developmental behavioral pediatrics, child psychiatry and child psychology. I have a site discussing some of there areas. www.chinadevpeds.com and would be glad to answer specific questions. Often the best online sites are disorder specific by parents. ...Read more

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My friend has a child, but smokes weed sometimes. If he goes to doctor to get bloodwork and tests pos for weed, would the doc call children services?

My friend has a child, but smokes weed sometimes. If he goes to doctor to get bloodwork and tests pos for weed, would the doc call children services?

Cannot happen : No doctor in their right mind, will test patients for marijuana without a consent of the patient. Violation of patients rights. If you are tested for pot by a potential employer even then they must inform you first. However if a parent asks the doctor to test a minor for drug use they may not need your consent. ...Read more

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