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Federal Child Abuse Numbers Climb Again

| January 30, 2017
Federal Child Abuse Numbers Climb Again

A federal report published last week by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) showed that the number of children in the United States who experienced child abuse and neglect rose for the third year in a row.

Using 2015 state data voluntarily submitted to the ACYF, the Child Maltreatment 2015 report offered detailed breakdowns of child victims of abuse, common types of maltreatment, rates of child fatalities as a result of abuse or neglect and the recipients of services from child-welfare agencies.

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Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

| January 30, 2017
Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

“It doesn’t take much digging to see what’s there is trauma, layers and layers of trauma,” said Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson during the morning panel of Arresting Survival, a recent New York City conference focusing on domestic violence survivors.

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