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April 29, 2020

COVID-19 has been, and continues to be, especially devastating for children who are victims of abuse. Scott Berkawitz, the president of RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) said, “Last month, for the first time ever, a majority of RAINN’s sexual abuse hotli...

Experts have long suspected that the United States badly undercounts the number of children who die from abuse and neglect. The voluntary reporting system relied on for decades may have significantly undercounted incidents, they say, missing thousands of fatalities.

In...

October 29, 2019

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis &Reporting System

July 31, 2019

Eric Tegethoff, Public News Service - ID

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that rates of child neglect decreased for states that have decided to expand Medicaid. The study looked at child maltreatment data between 2010 and 2016.

BOISE, Idah...

July 29, 2019

Incredibly insightful panel brought together by AEI to discuss how child abuse victims can be helped by bringing technology used in the private sector into the public one.  

May 27, 2019

Child Protective Service ("CPS") records are contained within state lines.  In the mobile and transient world, the lack of data sharing harms children.  CPS records are not accessible to investigators across state lines.  

 For example, as abuse esca...

May 16, 2019

Early Detection to Stop Infant Abuse and Prevent Fatalities Act (S.1009/H.R. 2076)

  • Nearly 1 in 3 abused children has been seen previously by a medical provider with an injury that was not recognized as abuse.

  • These injuries, known as “sentinel injuries”, are of...