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September 4, 2003

Lightning Strikes Twice in Cowley County, Kansas

Claims of child abuse or neglect were recently leveled against two HSLDA member families in Cowley County, Kansas. The cases are not connected. One case includes an allegation that the children are behind in school. The other case does not involve any educational issues. It is unusual to have two families under investigation in the same county at the same time.

This underlines the importance of understanding your rights if a social worker comes to the door. For a refresher, read our article, "The Social Worker At Your Door: 10 Helpful Hints."