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Molly McGrath Tierney / Rethinking Foster Care TEDxBaltimore 2014

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Excellent- Standing ovation – TED talk by Molly McGrath Tierney about rethinking foster care.
Molly McGrath Tierney is the Director for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, managing the City’s child welfare and public assistance programs. Over the past six years, she has led a massive reform effort to dramatically improve the impact of services to vulnerable citizens of Baltimore. Molly’s work is considered a national model for modern social services.

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  1. Unbelievable, this woman is outstanding. I am a woman from foster care. I wrote a book called, Adoption Not an Option. This book is a clear eye of what it is like to grow up under the umbrella of the ministry. I pray to God that my writing has a chance to get out to social services so they can see what is really happening to adults after aging out of the system. I am so touched by Molly McGrath. She is compassionate and shows that she is completely aware of real true facts. Year after year children are still being plucked from their homes and shovelled into new unknown territories. My nephew went into care and died at the age of three after mysteriously falling off a cliff while riding a trike. His mother never knew until 6 months later so his biological family could not attend and have no idea where his body is now. We don’t even know if it is really true for that matter but his mother is dead anyway as she killed herself. So where does that leave us? Does it work to stuff kids into care which cost so much money and could be used to generate better lives for family councelling and management? Everyone suffers when a child is put in care. The child, parent, siblings, relatives, and anyone directly related to the need of a child. But the one that suffers the most is the Child. This is the worst possible form of PTSD although not considered such a high-profile but when you think about what a child endures it is it EXACTLY! The trauma is the next closest thing to death. I would never want this for any child and can’t imagine the torture. Yes there are extreme circumstances that it is obvious the child is at life risk. I advocate for change, there has to be something better than taking children away. I am a voice, hear me and allow me to speak out so we can find a solution.

    Eugenea Couture
    Adoption not an Option


    June 30, 2014 at 3:44 am

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