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44 results for: child abuse
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A federal clinic in Maine has agreed to an $8 million settlement of claims that its doctors failed to diagnose signs of child abuse. The...
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A nonprofit legal group‘s lawsuit highlights how mandated reporter laws can interact with overbroad abuse registry laws to actively harm...
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Connecticut has made some changes to its child welfare laws, effective this fall.  It added paid camp staff and volunteer staff and...
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Recently, I have seen an increasing number of people, including clients, get in trouble for failing to report suspected abuse either in...
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A recent study from Ontario delved into the self-reports of almost 3,000 adolescents in the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study. The...
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New York governor Kathy Hochul has signed a bill designed to give adult survivors of abuse the right to file suit, regardless of how long...
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In the aftermath of the report on how the Southern Baptist Convention responded to claims of sex abuse, it’s nice to see an organization...
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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...