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Child Abuse

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  • 'Alternative response' is no solution to child abuse [Commentary]

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun published an important story describing the expansion of Alternative Response (AR) across Maryland ("A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland," July 5). The new system assigns child abuse and neglect cases to one of two tiered tracks based upon whether they are deemed low or high risk.
  • Woman accused of shoving child charged with child abuse, cops say

    Woman accused of shoving child charged with child abuse, cops say
    A woman is charged with child abuse and was arrested Thursday after she shoved a child down that she was supposed to be watching, according to police. West Palm Beach police said on May 8, Christina Bahr, 36, was watching a girl of unknown age when...

    DCFS sued over girl's 'torture' death

     DCFS sued over girl's 'torture' death
    The family of an 8-year-old Chicago girl beaten and strangled last summer is suing the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, alleging the agency missed "telltale signs" of abuse. The tortured body of Gizzell Ford was discovered July 12 in...

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...

    Give People A Way Off Child Abuse And Neglect Registry

    Should those on the state's Child Abuse and Neglect Registry be allowed, after time has passed, to question whether they should still be so listed? Yes, says the state Department of Children and Families, which maintains the registry. No, say several...