Schlagwort: CPS

Not everyone is celebrating Norway’s Constitution Day

Today in Norway many children will be expected to celebrate Norway’s Constitution Day, the official national holiday, without their parents. Some of the children celebrating today would have been needlessly removed from their families within the last few… Read More

Emergency placements down in Norway. Should we start to celebrate?

Going by the latest official figures, emergency placements in Norway have reduced from 1,804 in 2017 to 1,583 in 2018. Should we be celebrating this reduction in emergency placements of children? Emergency placements, where children are taken away… Read More

A never-ending struggle that is becoming increasingly difficult

In his article “A never-ending struggle that is becoming increasingly difficult”, Norwegian lawyer, Erlend Liaklev Andersen encourages parents not to give up fighting for their children. Andersen recognises that Norway’s child welfare system, is a system of obstruction… Read More

Abducted by the State – The Case of Amy Jakobsen and her son Tyler

Jo Hoffmann & Björn Korf

Amy Jakobsen is an American citizen who lives in Norway. In July 2013 her worst nightmare began. Without any warning, the Norwegian Child Welfare Services known as ‚Barnevernet‘ accompanied by police knocked at her door, saying that her… Read More

Is Norway funding the world into adopting its dysfunctional child welfare system?

Internationally known Human Rights lawyer, Ruby Harrold-Claesson wrote: “Norway’s Children’s Minister, Linda Hofstad Helleland, was right. Not in her claims that Norway’s CPS is the best CPS, but that “other countries in the world will copy Norway’s system”…. Read More