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16 results for: child protection policies
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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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A school teacher in Colorado has been arrested for sexual misconduct on campus, and his employer may or may not have conducted adequate...
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A judge has dismissed a school district from a civil lawsuit alleging that a teacher initiated a sexual relationship with a student. The...
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A teacher found herself sentenced to jail after a jury acquitted her of a sexual relationship with a student, but convicted her of...
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One of the big problems in social science research is the “replication crisis.” Many famous studies have results that later researchers...
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One unanticipated result of Georgia's abolishing its child abuse registry last fall is that many youth serving organizations no longer...
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A Chicago social services agency faces a nightmare scenario after learning that one of its star staff members has been accused of being a...
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One popular, and many believe essential, component of child protection policies is a prevention program geared toward children.  In these...
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Johns Hopkins has published a new guide to preventing child sexual abuse.  I have not had time to read it all the way through, but it...
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One of the centers at Johns Hopkins has issued a guide for child protection policies for youth-serving organizations.  It is lengthy, but...
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One question that I often hear from child care centers is whether we are required to report sexual play between children. As usual, the...
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One of the most difficult areas to navigate in mandated reporting issues is when to report neglect of a child. The laws are definite that...
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Every state has its own requirements for mandated reporters, but there are a few general principles underlying all of the various...
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One of the unfortunate side effects of increased awareness of child sexual abuse is increased stereotyping of men who work in early...
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Numerous mental health studies suggest that one of the best ways to help children develop resilience and recover from adverse childhood...
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This story from Los Angeles illustrates that even the best child protection policies do not work if staff and supervisors do not follow...