Punishing parents: child removal in the context of drug use.

@article{Olsen2015PunishingPC,
  title={Punishing parents: child removal in the context of drug use.},
  author={Anna Olsen},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={27-30}
}
New amendments to child welfare policy in New South Wales turn a spotlight on parents who use drugs and raise concerns about adequate provision of services for families facing issues with alcohol and other drug use. Sections of the new legislation are explicitly focused on parents who use illicit drugs, expanding the reach of child protection services over expectant parents during pregnancy. This targeting of women who are 'addicted' highlights the ambiguous scientific and moral attention to… CONTINUE READING
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