See this news segment for a full transcript of Sec. of State Richardson’s remarks about the Oregon child welfare system. Sec. Richardson led the state’s audit which recently released a report with the findings. The report, entitled “Foster Care in Oregon: Chronic management failures and high caseloads jeopardize the safety of some of the state’s most vulnerable children” identified serious shortcomings in the care and services for children in foster care. A full copy of the report is available here.

Child well-being, Foster parent support, Oversight

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