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In the Matter of FH, FH# 2017-0378

Date: 
11/22/2017
Author: 
Anne L. Dale Nialetz

Affirmed - DCF had reasonable cause to find neglect, terminate foster care placement for two children, and revoke Appellant’s foster care license where: (1) Appellant left children in care of her son and did not disclose his history of substance use, sexualized behavior, and sexual assault; (2) Appellant’s son used alcohol and was driving intoxicated with the children in the car; (3) Appellant’s son was also in the presence of the foster children on a weekly basis; (4) Appellant obstructed the DCF investigation by not allowing the children to speak to the DCF caseworker; and (5) Appellant gave contradictory statements about what she knew.

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