States capitols (like Illinois', pictured here) are where most policies affecting  families are decided.  These articles can help make the case for reform at the national, state and local level

States capitols (like Illinois', pictured here) are where most policies affecting  families are decided.  These articles can help make the case for reform at the national, state and local level

 

THIS NEW ARTICLE BY DIANE (APRIL 2018) REVIEWS DUE PROCESS CONCERNS ABOUT CHILD ABUSE REGISTERS:  Verdict magazine article "Child Abuse Registers Abuse Due Process"

 

These are very some helpful articles that United Family Advocates Cites in its case for child welfare reform

Two reports Diane co-authored are:

"When Can Parents Let Children Be Alone" (August 2015), and

"Medical Ethics Concerns in Child Abuse Investigation--A Critical Perspective" (March 2014)

Articles Diane is using in making the case for child welfare reform:

 V. Sankaran and C. Church:"Easy Come, Easy Go: The Plight of Children Who Spend Less than 30 Days in Foster Care."

Books that are great resources for advocates

D. Roberts,  Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare. 

R. Wexler, Wounded Innocents

M. Guggenheim, What's Wrong with Children's Rights.