A Nation's Shame: Fatal Child Abuse and Neglect in the U.S.
Defines the nature & extent of child abuse & neglect fatalities in the U.S. Recommendations are offered for problems in the law enforcement, child protection & health agencies, & the court system. Chapters: defining the scope & nature of fatal abuse & neglect; addressing shared responsibility: case investigation & prosecution; the need for a nationwide system of child death review teams; toward a better future: services & interventions for children & families & fatality prevention. Review of child fatalities research & literature.
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Page 5 - A simple child, That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death?
Page 46 - a parent or guardian legitimately practicing religious beliefs who thereby does not provide specified medical treatment for a child, for that reason alone shall not be considered a negligent parent or guardian.
Page 39 - In the little world in which children have their existence, Whosoever brings them up, There is nothing so finely
Page 234 - C. Henry Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect 1205 Oneida Street Denver, CO 80220 (303)321-3963
Page 234 - Mary Lee Allen Director Child Welfare and Mental Health Division Children's Defense Fund 25 "E" Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 628-8787 (202)
Page 46 - such an exception shall not preclude a court from ordering that medical services be provided to the child, where his health requires it.
Page 235 - Lockwood Humane Society of the United States 2100 "L" Street, NW Washington, DC 20037 (202)
Page 157 - John J. Wilson Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Office of Justice Programs Department of Justice