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The State of Oregon DHS/Child welfare: A rant

Why is it that whenever the state intervenes in the care of your children they make you look like the bad guy? They send out these reports to the juvenile court system that state that the parents have said things that really were not said and that they lack certain interests in their own children that actually do exist. Even if those parents strive to participate in their kids' lives by making the regularly scheduled visits and going to their doctors' appointments and what-not, the social workers who draw up these reports still make it look as though said parents are not expressing interests in their children.
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