Social worker accused of having sex with teen in her care says he raped her

Amanda Tatam is on trial in Napier District Court for offending alleged to have occurred when she was a student social ...

Amanda Tatam is on trial in Napier District Court for offending alleged to have occurred when she was a student social worker on a short-term student placement with CYF.

A trainee Oranga Tamariki social worker accused of sexually violating a 14-year-old boy in her care says he raped her.

Hastings woman Amanda Tatam, 30, is on trial in Napier District Court facing five charges of sexual conduct with a boy aged under 16, threatening to cause grievous bodily harm to the boy and his father, and a representative charge of supplying cannabis.

The alleged offending occurred between July, 2015 and February, 2017. She also faces charges of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest when she was arrested in October last year.

... read more at: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/106950704/social-worker-accused-of-having-sex-with-teen-in-her-care-says-he-raped-her

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