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Why some children want to stay with their abusive parents.
Attorneys and other professionals need to know that the reasons children may want to be with an abusive parent may be based on attachment issues, feelings of shame, psychobiology, and a lack of understanding that they are ...
Effective strategies of doing direct and cross examinations of mental health professionals in child abuse cases
There are a variety of way of enhancing and attacking the testimony of a mental health professional, including: impeachment with prior inconsistent statements, bias, interest in the outcome, signs of coercion, coached ...
Children, parents, CPS and second medical opinions.
A faulty medical determination of child abuse or neglect can destroy the life of a child and its family. “Measure twice, cut once,” is a great rule for carpenters; it’s also an important lesson for Child Protective Services.
April is child abuse awareness month – so is May, June …
It is imperative that we join together as one Nation to combat child abuse in all of its forms — through neglect, mistreatment, or physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.
Why do mandated reporters of child abuse hesitate reporting?
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Perhaps one of the major reasons mandated reporters hesitate to report is because they are not confident that CPS workers have adequate assessment and intervention skills. They reflect on countless news headlines indicating ...