Eight new Crossroads CASA advocates—court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children were sworn in on June 1, 2021 by the Honorable John Potter and Honorable Jeryl Leach.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is seeking applicants for a program that aims to “deliver services to prevent child abuse and neglect".
The Department of Human Services is an agency that values the protection of privacy, but in Pueblo County, KRDO found that the system may have strayed into dangerous secrecy.
There are many subtle and not so subtle signs that may point to a child possibly being abused. Experts caution abuse can be mental, emotional or physical.
While telehealth has helped providers with care delivery during the coronavirus pandemic, it has also created challenges for those who’d always focused on in-person treatment.
There has been a drop in the number of reported child abuse cases since the pandemic began. Local centers report that during 2020, reported case numbers were the lowest they've been in a decade.
UTSA, UT Health San Antonio and Bexar County children’s advocacy center ChildSafe were jointly awarded a $5,000 grant from the
As students prepare to head back to school in-person full time soon, experts are anticipating a surge in reports of child abuse. To prepare for this possibility, agencies are looking for more people willing to be foster parents.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Every year, this is a time to raise awareness for the Iowa children experiencing abuse or neglect, and to consider the ways we can make a difference and keep kids safe.
Data related to child abuse investigations is down for the year in Tallapoosa County. But Tallapoosa County Department of Human Resources director Brenda Floyd and her staff believe some cases went unreported as children were absent from school for several months due to the COVID-19
The Fannin County Commissioners have declared April as Child Abuse Awareness month in Fannin County. Estimates are that one in ten children will be sexually abused before their eighteenth birthday.