Articles about child protection


Let's keep unhoused families together during the pandemic

Last updated: 12/03/2020

Let's keep unhoused families together during the pandemic By Vicki Spriggs Austin American-Statesman Nov 29, 2020 Save When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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I've never been more fearful for our children

Last updated: 12/01/2020

Larger text size Very large text size As Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, I have never been more fearful for the protection of our children on the internet than I am right now...

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Screening may miss one-quarter of child sexual abuse cases

Last updated: 11/30/2020

Up to one-quarter of people who suffer child sexual abuse might be passed over for treatment because of current screening procedures, according to UC Riverside psychology...

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Support Services for Youth in Transition: Youth With Disabilities

Last updated: 11/28/2020

The following resources address the needs of youth with disabilities who are transitioning out of foster care and offer strategies for developing appropriate support services...

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Promoting Child Development and Welfare during the COVID-19 Pandemic | Children

Last updated: 11/19/2020

This weekend brings with it the festival of lights, Diwali and Bal Diwas or Children's Day. In the pandemic, these are small joys that have kept and continue to keep people...

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Reports of child abuse back up with kids back in school

Last updated: 11/19/2020

Reports of child abuse back up with kids back in school By Zaira Perez Staff Writer zaira.perez@dentonrc.com Nov 15, 2020 The Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County, seen...

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6 signs of child anxiety as we settle back into school

Last updated: 11/18/2020

Returning to school has been exciting for many children, especially those who may have been in lockdown for longer than others, stuck abroad due to border closures or anxious to...

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Building a safety net for families in one of the country’s most aggressive child welfare systems among big cities

Last updated: 11/16/2020

The woman’s voice was flat and emotionless, delivering one-word answers — “Yeah,” “Alright,” and “Uh-huh, ” — that told April Lee almost nothing and just enough.  Lee, a peer...

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Grandfamilies and COVID-19: Families of Unique Origins Face Unique Challenges

Last updated: 11/15/2020

Grandfamilies and COVID-19: Families of Unique Origins Face Unique Challenges Nov 12, 2020, 10:45 AM, Posted by Jennie Day-Burget Raising a child can be hard at any age. Doing...

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Children regressing and struggling mentally in lockdown, says Ofsted

Last updated: 11/12/2020

Children hardest hit by Covid-19 measures have regressed during the pandemic, with some who were potty-trained pre-lockdown reverting to nappies and dummies, and others...

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