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    Teachers’ duty to report child abuse includes own home

    Teachers and other professionals must report child abuse, even if they learn about it in a setting outside of work, including their own homes, the Washington State Court of Appeals said Tuesday. The court ruled in the case of a Bethel School District middle school …

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    Childhood abuse, parental death and divorce linked to adult insomnia symptoms

    Child abuse, parental divorce and parental death, where shown to be associated with higher rates of adult insomnia. Mild insomnia was uniquely predicted by childhood abuse and divorce, and moderate-severe insomnia was uniquely predicated by childhood abuse and parental death. “Good quality sleep is an …

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    Child abuse: What to look for

    Taking action is imperative if you suspect a child is being abused, but how would you know? It might be a drawing with troubling imagery, something workers in our local schools or day care centers encounter. Or sexual talk that is out of character for …

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    Past child abuse may influence adult response to antidepressants

    Antidepressants don’t work for everyone, and having a history of abuse during childhood may signal a low likelihood that the drugs will improve an adult’s symptoms of major depression, a recent study suggests. While there are few reliable predictors of which people will respond to …

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    Pediatricians Call Gender Discordance Conditioning Child Abuse

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month by Lana Shadwick The American College of Pediatricians (ACP) has issued a report urging legislators and educators to reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal “a life of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite …

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    Technology to Predict Child Abuse

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month by Lauren Silverman Doctors at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth are used to treating cases of abuse. But what they’d really like to do is prevent it. So they’re experimenting with “big data” technology that could help predict …

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    Child Advocates Educate About Child Abuse

     April is Child Abuse Prevention Month COLUMBUS, Ga. – One out of every ten children in the US suffers from child abuse and that abuse affects the entire community – financially and emotionally. Child advocates say this is the most prevalent health problem facing children …

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    New Federal Data Shows Nearly 3 Percent Rise in Child Abuse

    The number of U.S. children victimized by abuse and neglect increased by nearly 3 percent in the latest annual reporting period, according to new federal data. According to the report released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services, the estimated number of victimized …

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    We Must Protect Our Children From Abuse

    The abuse of a child — whether emotional, physical or sexual — is one of the most heinous of crimes. The United States has one of the worst rates of child abuse among industrialized nations. Incidents of child abuse are reported every 10 seconds, and …

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  • Prayer by Kris Wolfe for Survivors of Child Abuse

    Lord, I lift _____________ to You for she has suffered abuse and she is still suffering the results of the sins that were acted out upon her. Lord, please help her to see that these are not her sins, but the sins of others. Please …

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