Articles about child protection


New York Limits Access to Parents’ Names on Child Abuse And Neglect Registry

Last updated: 04/07/2020

Tucked into a budget bill signed by the New York governor Friday is new relief for parents accused of child neglect – the result of ahard-fought three-year battleto limit...

Read full article


Under stress: Coronavirus takes a toll on Oregon’s foster system

Last updated: 04/07/2020

Oregon’s coronavirus response is raising new challenges in the state’s troubled foster care system, just as years of sustained public scrutiny, leadership changes and increased...

Read full article


The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study — the largest, most important public health study you never heard of — began in an obesity clinic

Last updated: 04/06/2020

Mentions of the ACE Study – the CDC’s Adverse Childhood Experiences Study — have shown up in the New York Times, This American Life, and Salon.com recently. In the last year,...

Read full article


Opinion: Parents need childcare support not abuse reports

Last updated: 04/05/2020

Last week, Enrique Gil, a single father, was faced with an impossible choice: go to work and leave his children alone or stay with his children and lose his income. Gil is a...

Read full article


Foster kids who can't visit parents are struggling under coronavirus isolation, advocates say

Last updated: 04/05/2020

Coronavirus Foster kids who can't visit parents are struggling under coronavirus isolation, advocates say "It's difficult to help them understand what's going on," a foster...

Read full article


Kids in foster care? Coronavirus prompts courts to halt family visits, dealing harsh blow.

Last updated: 04/03/2020

Biological parents battling to regain custody of children in foster care could lose crucial bonding time and see reunification stymied as dependency courts nationwide cancel...

Read full article


Child abuse concerns rise as school closures mean fewer eyes on kids

Last updated: 04/03/2020

Child abuse concerns rise as school closures mean fewer eyes on kids BY STACEY SHEPARD sshepard@bakersfield.com Save In the midst of a virus pandemic that has shuttered schools...

Read full article


Experts fear coronavirus pandemic could increase child abuse

Last updated: 04/02/2020

As COVID-19 prompts many homes, businesses and institutions to close their doors, social agencies are worried a quiet crisis is forming for at-risk children who depend on...

Read full article


During the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth can help connect home visiting services to families - Child Trends

Last updated: 03/30/2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth can help connect home visiting services to families Authors: Print page As community members practice social distancing due to the...

Read full article


Shut in at Home, Foster and Adoptive Parents Look Online for Support

Last updated: 03/30/2020

With coronavirus exploding in the world around them, millions of parents are discovering just how difficult long days and nights holed up indoors with kids can be.  But for New...

Read full article