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A preventative approach to reducing child abuse and neglect fatalities

01-06-2020 08:38 PM By Janetta

Child abuse and neglect fatalities are preventable, not inevitable. This was the bold vision of the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities in its report in March 2016, reimagining a 21st-century child welfare system. Commissioners called for a public health approach to transforming child welfare systems guided by more significant leadership and accountability, decisions grounded in better data and research, and a multidisciplinary approach to ensuring child safety.