Public Alert and Warning
By Tim Ravndal
Editors Note: Bringing details together on what is going on here with Montana families from many sources bring fear of retaliation by DPHHS and the courts. It is force being used to comply with the programs that are supposed to be used to help families in need. We will next focus on a specific judge in Gallatin County who is arbitrarily usurping power beyond constitutional limits.
We have worked hard across Many Montana counties to openly report cases of abuse and corruption within the system. We continue to receive calls for help from families across the state wanting to get their story out regarding the corruption within Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services(DPHHS). Across Montana there are Child Protective Serivces(CPS) counselors that are paid by the people of Montana to provide a service to families in need.
We have come across another layer in our quest for truth. A national organization called “Building Family Bridges” is at the front door of many families that are are struggling to get through either hard times or social issues impacting their lives. Building Family Bridges home office is in Mill Valley California but has a team that is in place in Bozeman Montana.
“Family Bridges is an innovative educational and experiential program that helps unreasonably alienated children and adolescents adjust to living with a parent they claim to hate or fear. An increasing number of independent practitioners in the U. S., Canada, Australia, and South Africa are trained to lead the program.”
Family Bridges operates under the guise of saving families that face “Troubled and Alienated Parent-Child Relationships”(FBAC). The process adopted under policy of the organization brings numerous additional questions as to accountability within DPHHS.
“The principles, syllabus, and procedures of Family Bridges are firmly grounded in well-accepted peer-reviewed scientific research in cognitive, social, and developmental psychology, sociology, and social neuroscience” ~ Scientific Foundation of Family Bridges.
To initiate a workshop program to help, a look at the fees charged expose many more layers to the deceptive practices that have been engaged in under DPHHS. The initial fee for the workshop is $10,000.00 per professional limiting that service to four days total. In the event that there is more time needed , the organization charges an additional $2,000.00/day.
In addition to the fees charged for the workshop, travel time is also charged @ an additional $2,000.00 for each way from their home office where ever that might be. There are, as normal in many businesses, the incidental charges that may occur that bring into question “Is there a limit”?
If one adds the cost of this service up, it can easily total around $20,000.00 per workshop session. So…who is responsible for this cost if it is part of a required provision of service by CPS?
The concept of helping parents and children mend the hurt when a separation is effected has become a cash cow for not only government but many non-profit organizations from across America.
The workshops are offered at various locations, usually at a vacation resort facility that allows the family plenty of opportunities for recreation and enjoyable interactions.
There appears that included in the practice of creating clients there may be the use of terms like “Parental Alienation” being coined to justify a service for families in need.
The claims of parental alienation syndrome may cause children foreseeable and lasting psychological harm according to the data available and being used.
It was once said that: “If we create a cure for a non existing ailment, the ailment will be accepted by the majority of those that get exposed to our treatment.” This is a major problem according to the Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence.
“Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is a scientifically debunked theory created by Richard Gardner, once called “The American Monster”, due to his pedophilia-friendly excuses for sexual abuse inflicted on children.”
Accusations of parental alienation syndrome (PAS) are designed to cover up a serious form of domestic violence known as Post Separation Abuse. A current investigation is proceeding in Gallatin County regarding a small group of court appointed Guardian ad Litems (GALs) who have significant connections to a sinister organization called Family Bridges. *
“Bozeman, MT Has Now Been Identified As A National Hotspot For This Nefarious Activity”
Montana GALs are tasked with representing and protecting the “best interest of the child” under statute. The GALs in question are not Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), trained or endorsed. It has been confirmed that the group of GALs listed below retain a financial benefit for falsely labeling children as suffering from PAS.
These local GALs have publicly declared their support of Gardner’s ideological and abusive philosophies regarding children and PAS. Once the GALs are court appointed to represent the “best interest of the child”, they create a scripted series of reports for the local family court magistrate – Magdalena Bowen. These reports are tainted recommendations for the child’s removal from their safe parent. The child is then forcibly channeled into a Family Bridges program – either local or out of state. According to the National Family Bridges contract, that the parents are court ordered to sign, Family Bridges charges $20,000 per day for their “treatment” and retain the services of their Team Leaders/GAL’s in question to implement their attacks on children.
Be aware that the red flag of this abuse is when we see children in high conflict custody cases forcibly removed from their safe, or preferred, parent and court ordered to live exclusively with their abuser. The following people are under investigation for potentially violating their duties as a court appointed GAL and/or acting as an accomplice to the GALs in question:
Jennifer Bjelland, KC McLaughlin, Kellie Voyich, Kathleen Cullen-Rock, Jeannie Moylan, Erin Clements – CPS worker, Ronda Black, Jacqueline Po are team leaders of Family Bridges representing this organization here in Montana.
*Family Bridges is a private company that utilizes hostile and punitive tactics, subversive in nature and deeply
*Please report any suspicious activity regarding these individuals to: email@example.com
Phone #: 406-579-7687
The views, opinions, or positions expressed here by the authors and those providing comments are the recordings of the individual rights of the people. Some comments, opinions or positions posted here may not agree with The Conservative News From Montana. We will do our best to provide a venue for the people of Montana to have your voices heard. Social Media, including Facebook may not want your position heard so Please take a moment and consider sharing this article with your friends and family. Thank you
I’m not familiar with this problem since I don’t live in Montana but from readingh this article I’m at a loss for words. How can that be allowed to exist..it’s awful. Children of divorced parents have enough emotional turmoil to deal with and shouldn’t be exposed to that kind of abuse. I would be outraged if I were a parent in that unfortunate position.
Bowen, Rock and all the rest who are yellowstoning the good women of Montana sending kids back to the actual abuser that those women have been fighting so hard to get them away from! Shame on all of them and this whole family bridges B.S. is just that B.S.. Hey Montana here is a thing start doing and following the laws of the land ya dummies and start bringing the abusers to justice instead of accusing the non abuser and the only one parent who has ever loved and protected those kids their whole entire lives from the real abuser! Hey Montana BRING BACK THE SAME JUSTICE YOU USED TO BELEIVE IN AND HANG THAT ABUSIVE,PEDIFILE, JACKASS IN THE COURTYARD FOR EVERYONE TO SEE!! END OF STORY… JUSTICE!!
We have been waiting for this moment for many years , finally it happened. Finally there is justice . I am in tears reading it …. We are proud of our dear friend who made this all happen . A fighter and a Hero for all these innocent children. Keep going , keep fighting and bring these kids home . Thank you for everyone supporting this cause … ❤️
Four years ago I watched Kathleen Rock brag about being newly trained by the Family Bridges program. I have not seen my son for four years. He will be seventeen on October 26th.
Fantastic! This is a crime against Children, the most vulnerable members of our society, treating them like products, and playing with there fragile psycology, and for what? For money! Disgusting. I hope they will all be punished harshly.
Jennifer Bjelland was assigned to be my family’s GAL and it was Jeannie Moylan (a horrible excuse for a counselor) who insisted that our family needed Bjelland as our GAL. Jeannie Moylan completely ignored me and my three sisters repeatedly telling her about the abuse we suffered from our father. We later found out that my father’s latest live-in girlfriend, Ronda Black, was friends with Jeannie Moylan. Bjelland tried three times to get the judge, Magdalena Bowen, to send me to Family Bridges. Through motions submitted to Court we proved that Bjelland works directly for Family Bridges so Bowen decided not to send me into that terrible program. But as retaliation Bowen did Order my two little sisters to live exclusively with my father (a disturbed man who Bowen had previously ordered a Permanent Order of Protection against) and his insane girlfriend who continues to abuse my sisters to this day.
My children and I were victims of Family Bridges and court corruption in Gallatin County Family Court. Specifically Standing Master Magdelena “Mitzi” Bowen, whose abuse of power caused irreversible, horrific damage to our lives. Thank you for starting this public service alert warning the people of Gallatin County about this Family Bridges and the group of unprofessionals who conduct themselves like gangsters. To name some names: Kathleen Rock, Jennifer Bjelland, Katherine Hamilton, Chris Gillette, Kirsten Mull Core, Bill & Bob Lane, David C. Fowler, Randy Rand, Richard Warshak, Kelly Voyvich. Their actions prove conspiring to kidnap minor children, deceive the court system, making false claims against innocent children and parents who sought protection from the justice system. These injustices are heinous and must be stop. Those who have behaved with complete disregard for the law and their obligations to follow the law must be exposed for the evil they have infected our beautiful treasure state with for over ten years now. Do not elect Magdelena Bowen. Instead open an investigation into her failure to uphold her duties as a Standing Master and her failure to follow due process of t
he law. Bowen IS BAD FOR BOZEMAN.
Thank you Tim! I really appreciate you bringing this information to the public! My children and I have been severely affected by Jennifer Bjelland’s false reporting.
Please keep investigating!!! I am scared of saying anything on here, I have finally seen my daughter after 16 months of absolutely no contact due to false allegations of parental alienation by 3 people mentioned on this list.. my order from the court in gallatin county was so unconstitutional I don’t know how it could even happen. I have severe PTSD from what happened, not to mention the financial deviststion of being ordered to pay thousands of dollars to gals, parent coordinators, forensic pscychogical evaluations, the list goes on.. but the most devistating is the time lost with my daughter. She had absolutely no contact with me for 15 months.. she was removed at the age of 14. Jenny Bjelland, KC McLaughlin, and Kathleen Rock leading the devastation. Not one of these people observed me with my daughter and KC McLaughlin the Gal spoke with my daughter maybe 3 times in 3 years.. not in the best interest of the child.. there is so much i don’t have space to write what occurred. Please please help stop this. Life’s are being shattered and children paying the high price. Please contact me if I can offer any help. Thank you for what you are doing! God speed!!
I and my boys have also been victims of Mitzi Bowen, Jenny Bjelland and Kelly Voyich for many years. Jenny Bjelland court appointed the parenting coordinator, Kelly Voyich, court appointed GAL and my case was “adjudicated” by Special Master Mitzi Bowen. Without cause, or evidence, or conferring with child counselor, specialist or schools etc my children were moved to another state in the care of their narcissist, boardeline personality disorder father who has completely controlled and dominated their lives. I finally had to move to another state and transfer my case to secure parenting time. I am educated, professional woman with no “issues” who bas been routinely victimized and harmed without cause by these woman and the Gallatin County family court system. There has been no ability to appeal Mitizi’s decisions. She is tyrant without professional ethics and moral compunction. Under her unilateral control and domination, Gallatin Family Court lack not only justice but due process. We as parents are our families, have suffered her without the ability to appeal her decisions. She has held absolute power. For the safely and lives of parents and families of Gallatin County not only do not vote for Mitzi Bowen, she would be immediately removed from office and Kelly Voyich should be disbarred. If any of you are interested in fighting for a judicial system for families in Montana and Gallatin County, let me know.
This issue is crying out for a class action law suit.
I’ve spent hundreds of hours being counseled by Kathleen Rock watching her lie in court about my life and experiences to benefit of our abuser was absolutely infuriating. My family has been completely shattered by these people and we will never get that time back. This investigation does give me a glimmer of hope though. Maybe we can stop this from happening to any other families.
We have the same problem with the same people in Park County and our judge Brenda Gilbert. The same people are involved. I have been praying for years that somebody would do something about at least two of the people on this list and the evil that they perpetrate in the court system.
It’s time for CPS and family court systems in Montana to be held accountable for their heinous acts against children and parents.