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How To Get Foster Parents For Kids In The OYA

OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.

Girl Going To Mexico To Live With Felon Father Raises Questions

OPB |Feb. 25, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.

Documentary Highlights International Adoption Delays

April 03, 2013 12:45 p.m.

We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions. 

Jake Dekker Talks About One Kid At A Time

Jan. 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this memoir, Jake Dekker tells the unlikely story of how he ended up adopting his son Danny from the foster care system in Washington. 

Eight Children Saved from Drowning at Hagg Lake

Sept. 17, 2012 12:50 p.m.

We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend. 

Improving Oregon's Child Welfare System

Aug. 02, 2012 9:06 a.m.

A state audit prepared by Secretary of State Kate Brown's office recommends improvements to the child welfare system in Oregon.

Medical Treatment for Autism

Nov. 28, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?

Skidmore Prize

Nov. 08, 2011 9:06 a.m.

The Skidmore Prize is given by the Willamette Week to four people 35 or under in recognition of the significant work they do with non-profits in the community. We'll talk with some of the winners.

Staying in the System

April 20, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Why do generations of the same family show up repeatedly in the family court system?

Sealing the Cracks in Foster Care

March 04, 2011 9 a.m.

We'll look at the cracks in Oregon's foster care system that allow cases of abuse to go unchecked.

Stories of Adoption and Adaptation

Oct. 04, 2010 9 a.m.

How does adoption impact the lives of children, adoptive families and birth parents?

Tea Party

April 22, 2010 9 a.m.

What does the Tea Party look like in Oregon?

Finding Solutions: What Works and Why for Children and Families in Crisis

April 07, 2010 9 a.m.

What are some solutions for families and children who find themselves in crisis?

Reporting Abuse

Jan. 06, 2010 9 a.m.

What should you do if you suspect someone is being abused?

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