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In America, 4-7 children die every day as a result of domestic abuse. Each year over 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States that involve over 6 million children. 70% of the children who die from abuse are under age 4. The estimated annual cost of child abuse and neglect in the United States in 2008 was $124 billion dollars. 30% of children who are abused will end up abusing their own children someday.In 2012, 80% of a»
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On January 6, 2012, ABC news published a story on child abuse.The story was based on a study of child abuse cases from 2006.It states that 4,569 children in America were hospitalized that year due to child abuse. 300 of those children died from their injuries.The highest rate of abuse was to children under a year old, finding that 58 of every 100,000 babies needed serious care for abuse related injuries.For most child related hospital stays, the»
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Child abuse and neglect continue to be of concern each day in the United States. Today, April 4, 2013, is designated as ‘Go Blue’ Day. Everyone is encouraged to wear blue in hopes to raise awareness of child abuse. Wear your blue and help us spread the word to end child abuse. Have you ever wondered about the origins of Child Abuse Prevention Month? Here’s a little history from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Increasing pu»
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Since the time our country began, there has been a growing epidemic. It wasn’t until the late 1800’s before this issue started to be addressed and not until the 1900’s before laws were implemented.  What is this epidemic that seems to grow every year?  Child abuse and neglect. In the United States, • There are over 5 child deaths per day, • 90% of victims know their perpetrator, and • If these victims do not get the help they nee»
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An Interview with Cecil Murphey,Author of Not Quite Healed  Survivors of sexual abuse face a long road to recovery, a journey in which they often ask, “Shouldn’t I be there by now?” Having faced the recovery process themselves, Cecil Murphey and Gary Roe, in Not Quite Healed: 40 Truths for Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Kregel Publications / March 8, 2013 / ISBN 978-0825442704 / $14.99), honestly and openly assure fellow surviv»
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How Do I Know What Is Report Worthy? What To Do When A Child Reports Abuse.What Do You Do After Abuse Is Reported?
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KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - A Catholic Bishop in Kansas City did not have a legal obligation to report suspected child sexual abuse by a local priest even if he knew about it, a lawyer for the bishop said on Tuesday. In a preview to the upcoming trial of Bishop Robert Finn of the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, a lawyer for Finn asked Jackson County Circuit Judge John Torrence to dismiss the charge against him because he said there was an»
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April is recognized nationally as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The 1st Wednesday in April is the National Day of Hope Did you know? A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds More than four children die every day as a result of child abuse. It is estimated that between 50-60% of child fatalities due to maltreatment are not recorded as such on death certificates. Approximately 70% of children that die from abuse are under the age of 4.»
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There were 64,366 confirmed victims of child abuse and neglect in 2012, according to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. That is an overwhelming number, and most of the community is at a loss for how to respond. Child abuse is an ugly reality. When the media shares a heartbreaking story of abuse, people often change the channel or find a quick distraction. Child abuse is simply too hard to think about because solutions seem so»