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In 2005, there were 31,569 cases of child abuse, neglect or abandonment reported in Orange County, CA.

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A low-cost, hospital-based parent education program can reduce the incidence of abusive head injuries caused by shaken baby syndrome by nearly 50 percent.

Nurses at the hospitals were trained by nurse educators to provide pamphlets, discuss them with parents and show a short video. Nurses were to specifically seek out fathers or father-figures who are more often involved in shaken baby syndrome cases. The parents were then asked to sign commitment statements, which also gathered demographic and other information about the responders.

Medical News Today (UK)

April 6, 2005

The case of an 8-year-old boy detained this month on a rape charge has highlighted a sharp increase in the number of juvenile sex offenders handled by Clark County authorities.

In 1999, there were 169 children in the county's Department of Juvenile Justice Services probation caseload, officials said. On Monday, there were 336. "I think the general public would be very, very surprised at the number of juvenile sex offenders we have, and also shocked and dismayed at the nature of the sex offenses," Chief Deputy District Attorney Teresa Lowry told the Las Vegas Sun.

Las Vegas Sun (NV)

March 28, 2005

by Julie Middleton

Pitcairn Island presents a special challenge to social workers sent from New Zealand on three-month rotations to deal with the aftermath of last year's trials, educating the islanders about sex abuse.

The newcomers, sent in pairs, depend on locals to be housed and fed. But they can't be matey; every conversation, even the most casual, could become crucial. There's precious little privacy and few home comforts on an island half the size of Waiheke, 5300km east of New Zealand. It has no harbour, sealed roads, sewage treatment or reliable electricity. Further complicating the scene is that the six men found guilty of abusing women and girls remain free. Their convictions and sentences are suspended while legal argument continues on whether British law applies to Pitcairn.

The New Zealand Herald

March 22, 2005

by STEPHEN PALKOT

While state legislators debate the finer points of a bill intended to overhaul Children's Protective Services, Fort Bend County officials agree: something needs to be done.

A bill proposed by Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Lewisville, calls for a increase in the number of CPS caseworkers throughout the state.

Questions remain as to how the state could fund the new workers, and legislators of both parties are debating a proposal to privatize some aspects of the foster care system. The measure, Senate Bill 6, passed in the Senate and will be up for a house vote. SB 6 was declared emergency legislation by Gov. Rick Perry and can become law within 60 days of its passage.

Rosenberg Herald Coaster (TX)

March 12, 2005

by Jessie Seyfer

If a little more sunlight shone on the traditionally closed juvenile court, some say, the public could see how well the system works.

But sunshine also could expose abused and neglected children -- whom the juvenile justice system was designed to protect -- to even more trauma. So go the main opinions around the question, to be debated today in Redwood City, of whether juvenile dependency hearings should be open to the public.

The Mercury News - [free subscription required]

March 3, 2005

by Federal

A bill to expand Parents as Teachers programs and other quality programs of early childhood home visitation, and for other purposes.

To enable States to deliver services under Parents as Teachers programs, or other quality programs of early childhood home visitation, to pregnant women and parents of children from birth until entry into kindergarten in order to promote parents' ability to support their children's optimal cognitive, language, social-emotional, and physical development.

thomas.loc.gov

March 3, 2005

by Emily Fancher and Amy Yarbrough

Alegal clash that could force open juvenile court proceedings is about to take place in San Mateo County - where a judge will decide whether secrecy or openness is the best way to protect abused children.

If open court advocates win, this county will become the state's first to routinely allow public access to juvenile dependency hearings, and a trend toward openness could move through the state's courtrooms. But a fierce opposition to openness has arisen, promising to show that openness is the worst thing that could happen to abused children. If Diaz rules against them, they threaten to plug higher courts with appeals.

San Mateo County Times

February 26, 2005

by Michelle Malkin

Kofi Annan must have the world's thickest set of industrial-quality earplugs. How else can he block out the cries of Congolese girls raped by United Nations "peacekeepers" sent to protect the innocents from harm'

Fifty U.N. peacekeepers and U.N. civilian officers face an estimated 150 allegations of sexual exploitation and rape in the Congo alone. Last Friday, ABC's "20/20" program aired a devastating expose by investigative reporter Brian Ross highlighting some of the worst alleged crimes.

Townhall

February 16, 2005

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

No. 97 C 4199 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 3, 2005); Clearinghouse Number: 51679 Seventh Circuit Rules that Child Care Workers Have Liberty Interest in Employment, Upholds Credible Evidence Standard for "Indicated" Child Abuse Reports.

povertylaw.org

February 3, 2005

by Sarah Wright

Many services provided by the Santa Cruz County Judicial system are aimed to protect minors and help keep troubled families together.

Kimberly Corsaro, judge pro tem, said open petitions can include more than one child and they remain open until the last child in the family turns 18. She said there are 39 children in this system. Of those, four are with their families and the rest are in foster care.

Nogales International (AZ)

February 3, 2005

      

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