In Place of the Parent:: Inside Child Protective Services
Nationwide, every year, over 250,000 children enter foster care. They are placed there by child protective services (cps) and the juvenile court. Do caseworkers go about their job as competent and compassionate professionals or as paper-pushing, uncaring bureaucrats? Are juvenile court judges fair to the child and the parent? In Place of the Parent: Inside Child Protective Services takes you inside the courtroom and the inner workings of cps.