I. FAMILY HISTORY: Detailed information regarding the child’s life with birth family, social and cultural lifestyle:
Caseyn’s biological mother is a Caucasian female. She was 33 years old at the time of his birth. His biological mother did not work and indicated that she had not done so in 15 years. She was a member of a non-denominational church. The records indicate that the biological mother was somewhat compliant in her case plan, but did not complete the plan. She failed to attend mandatory counseling and classes, obtain a safe and stable living environment, find an independent source of income, and develop a plan in case she relapsed. The Agency determined that she was a risk factor due to her noncompliance.…show more content… His biological mother previously took Prozac and Zistral for anxiety and depression. She was also diagnosed with sleeping problems, for which she took Trazodone. The biological mother had four miscarriages. There is also a history of cancer, diabetes, and asthma in the maternal family.
Caseyn’s biological father is a Caucasian male. He was 33 at the time of Caseyn’s birth. He was a member of an Assembly of God church. Records indicate that he did not exhibit positive reinforcement towards his children by holding, touching, listening to, and/ or talking with his children. The biological father was reported for the battery of the biological mother.
Caseyn’s biological father failed to submit to assessments and treatments. He was employed at a roofing company and at an auto body shop. He is currently incarcerated. The biological father did not comply with the majority of the steps in his case plan. He refused to complete parenting classes, substance abuse counseling, and classes for battering. He surrendered his parental rights, without counseling, to Caseyn and his siblings on December 21, 2016 in the presence of the Agency’s Attorney, Courtney Franklin, and his Attorney, Varhonda Burrell.
FAMILY/CHILD’S HISTORY OF ACTIVITY WITH THE AGENCY:
On February 4, 2013, there was an allegation of child abuse/neglect. These were found to be invalid and the family was not referred to