Latest Child protection Stories

2014-07-14 20:21:28

MILWAUKEE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin announced today that it has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Selig family to support the Sojourner Family Peace Center, a first-of-its-kind family justice model in Milwaukee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126909 The new, centrally located 78,000-square foot facility, which is scheduled to open in 2016, is a joint project between Sojourner Family Peace Center and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin....

2014-07-11 23:05:05

Lab Testing Company Congratulates Owner of San Marcos Location on Impressive Award Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ANY LAB TEST NOW®, the first direct access lab testing services business with more than 150 franchise locations across the U.S., congratulates San Marcos, Texas owner, Michelle Schlotter, on being the recipient of The Child Welfare Board Region 7 Volunteer of the Year Award, presented to her on May 22, for her innovative and impactful fundraising endeavors....

2014-05-07 23:05:42

On the eve of the passage of new laws aimed at fighting child abuse, a recent study found public awareness about its prevalence is surprisingly low. Only 17% of those surveyed believe child abuse is a problem, according to a study conducted by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A mother strikes her young child before quickly exiting a store. Was what just occurred...

2014-04-16 12:27:18

The "Rethink Foster Care" Regional Initiative Highlights Unique Services in Support of New York City's Most Vulnerable Children NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC), New York City's only child welfare agency exclusively devoted to serving children with severe disabilities and chronic illnesses, is launching a campaign to help more medically challenged children find loving foster families. The marketing initiative, produced by Grey New York and...

2014-04-09 16:34:00

The most comprehensive study ever to be carried out into adoption in England has confirmed that the rate of breakdown is lower than anticipated, but it also reveals a stark picture of the problems faced by families. Researchers from the University of Bristol analyzed national data on 37,335 adoptions over a 12 year period to show that 3.2 per cent of children – around three in 100 - move out of their adoptive home prematurely, known as a ‘disruption’. Adoptions were more likely to...

2013-09-26 23:22:30

Eighteen months after the close of a child maltreatment investigation, nearly 80 percent of children are still living in the home with their parents or primary caregivers according to a new report from RTI International and the U.S Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Children who remain in the home after maltreatment investigation may require mental and developmental health interventions...

2013-07-12 23:32:13

Kidpower, a leading child safety education nonprofit, will welcome professionals from around the world to San Francisco for its premiere “summer institute”. Organizers say there are just five spots left in the August 3-day training in child safety advocacy and leadership skills to protect children from abuse, abduction and bullying within their schools, youth programs, and communities. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Kidpower, a leading child safety education nonprofit, will...

2013-06-07 23:02:03

All youth leaders in the state of Texas are required to complete a one-hour training course on sexual abuse and child molestation prevention. ExpertOnlineTraining has released a professionally filmed video featuring renowned child psychologist Dr. Chris Thurber and respected attorney Jack Erler, Esq. that has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Exeter, NH (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Did you know that all youth leaders in Texas must complete a one-hour training program...

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