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Child abuse a big concern during COVID-19 outbreak

Child abuse a big concern during COVID-19 outbreak

Agencies that serve abused children are bracing for an increase in abuse cases as they reduce their services because of COVID-19. With governments calling for people to stay...

Hospitals in recession-hit areas see uptick in serious cases of child physical abuse

Hospitals in recession-hit areas see uptick in serious cases of child physical abuse

In the largest study to examine the impact of the recession on child abuse, researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) PolicyLab detected a significant...

We Can Prevent Neglect, Child Abuse by Working ‘Upstream’ - Youth Today

We Can Prevent Neglect, Child Abuse by Working ‘Upstream’ - Youth Today

For a child, separation from a parent — even one who may have been neglectful or abusive — can be very traumatic. I had the opportunity to witness up close and personal the...

6 Ways Coronavirus Can Affect Kids, Even If They Don’t Get Sick

6 Ways Coronavirus Can Affect Kids, Even If They Don’t Get Sick

As the global leader in child-focused humanitarian response, Save the Children knows that kids are particularly vulnerable during infectious disease outbreaks. For a variety of...

4 Things to Know About How Save the Children Health Workers Are Helping to Battle the Coronavirus

4 Things to Know About How Save the Children Health Workers Are Helping to Battle the Coronavirus

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) on January 7, 2020, there was still very limited...

Childhood adversity screenings are just one part of an effective policy response to childhood trauma - Child Trends

Childhood adversity screenings are just one part of an effective policy response to childhood trauma - Child Trends

Childhood adversity screenings are just one part of an effective policy response to childhood trauma Authors: Press Release Exposure to adversity in childhood is widespread and...

Your Child's First Smartphone: 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy

Your Child's First Smartphone: 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy

Your Child's First Smartphone: 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy Your Child's First Smartphone: 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy Considering getting your child a...

Secondhand Hurt: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

Secondhand Hurt: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

The continuum of exposure to domestic violence ranges from chronic arguing and yelling to controlling behaviors, threats, and intimidation, to physical threats, threats of...

Governor signs bills for child welfare and public safety - Rouut

Governor signs bills for child welfare and public safety - Rouut

SANTA FE, N.M. — A long list of bills aimed at shoring up workplace protections for pregnant women, allowing greater state investments in local companies, providing bonuses to...

Shifting the Child Protection System | West Coast LEAF

Shifting the Child Protection System | West Coast LEAF

Released in September 2019, Pathways in a Forest: Indigenous guidance on prevention-based child welfareis a law reform report growing out of the Shifting the Child Protection...

Help Wanted: Ohio Child Welfare Agencies Cope with High Turnover

Help Wanted: Ohio Child Welfare Agencies Cope with High Turnover

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's child welfare agencies are grappling with historically high caseloads, and there's often not enough resources to provide timely services to children and...

Child Sexual Abuse and Adults Sleepless Nights

Child Sexual Abuse and Adults Sleepless Nights

Child Sexual Abuse and Adults Sleepless Nights Sylvie Rouhani • Feb 29, 2020 For most adults survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, nights are sleepless, restless moments, filled with...