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The Michigan legislature enacted a common-sense bill that goes against recent trends by taking people off the state’s child abuse...
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An interesting study from Israel illustrates one of the core flaws that I have found in mandated reporting laws, which is that the...
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Developing a child protection policy can be a difficult process, in part because there is little evidence which policies actually work....
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A study from Australia indicates that boys who suffer from abuse are less resilient than girls. The researchers started with a sample of...
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One well-known problem in the child welfare field is that children who suffer abuse are at much higher risk of being victims of violence...
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In a case from England, an official report has blamed school personnel for the prosecution’s inability to prosecute child abuse within a...
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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has published its review of child maltreatment reports in FY 2020. To no one's surprise,...
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A new study yielded some interesting findings about long-term memories of abuse.  The researchers tracked down 104 adults who had been...
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A TikTok video out of the Philippines has bureaucrats pontificating about potential child abuse. In the video, a teacher who appears to...
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One thing youth organizations should not do when responding to a claim of sexual abuse is to accuse the child of making a false report,...
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I have become annoyed at the increasingly sloppy use of the term “child abuse.” From the Internet, I have learned that not getting a...
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A teacher in Jacksonville, Florida had just been named "Teacher of the Year," and some students complained that she didn't deserve it....
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This post is part of a continuing series about responding to claims of abuse within a youth-serving organization. The first two posts...
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In my last post, I discussed the team that you need to put together to help respond to claims of abuse within a youth organization.  Now,...
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One of the side effects of awareness of child abuse is an uptick in claims within youth organizations. We have had numerous clients...
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A Louisiana high school has discovered an age-old principle: when fathers show up, kids pay attention. Parents of the students became...