Articles about child protection


New Study Confirms High Rate of Investigations, Loss of Parental Rights

Last updated: 05/13/2021

New research following more than half a million newborns to age 18 backs up a recent estimate that terminations of parental rights is more common than people think, and that one...

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What to do if your child is being bullied by a teacher? | Parent

Last updated: 05/13/2021

Sadly school bullying is in the spotlight right now, and while child-on-child violence is a huge issue, this parent wrote to ask us what to do if they suspect their child is...

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Warning Signs of Child Abuse — and How Babysitters Can Safely Reach Out for Help

Last updated: 05/12/2021

Warning Signs of Child Abuse — and How Babysitters Can Safely Reach Out for Help Jun 12, 2020 As a babysitter, you’d do anything to protect the kids in your care — and not just...

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Reversing Eviction Ban Could Land Kids in Foster Care, Experts Say

Last updated: 05/10/2021

A federal judge in Washington has struck down a national policy that prevented countless evictions during the coronavirus pandemic – a move that advocates worry could push...

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Warning Signs for Young Children

Last updated: 05/04/2021

Every 9 minutes, government authorities respond to another report of child sexual abuse.  Child sexual abuse can include sexual contact with a child, but it may also include...

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Resolving childhood neglect as an adult

Last updated: 05/04/2021

The Blog Resolving childhood neglect as an adult When our parents neglect us emotionally, it has serious consequences on our adult lives for decades to come. Photo by Harris...

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Dashboards Can Help Workers Navigate to Child Safety

Last updated: 04/30/2021

Everyone knows you shouldn’t stare constantly at the dashboard while driving. But what would happen if you never looked at your dashboard? You would risk not seeing a...

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Prevent child abuse through education, communication

Last updated: 04/29/2021

Prevent child abuse through education, communication By Janine A. Fortney, LSW Apr 24, 2021 Apr 24, 2021 Throughout the month of April, Children’s Advocacy Centers around the...

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Effects of Early Life Stress on Cognitive and Affective Function: An Integrated Review of Human Literature

Last updated: 04/28/2021

Effects of Early Life Stress on Cognitive and Affective Function: An Integrated Review of Human Literature Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer Center...

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Why we must focus on neglect during Child Abuse Prevention Month

Last updated: 04/25/2021

Chili should be its own food group. You cannot find a better bowl than Judy Brooks makes – a year-round staple in our household! I think it’s because she sees chili as this...

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