Texas Hospital Child Abuse Cases Rise in COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘It’s Hard To Think That It’s Just Coincidental’

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Texas Hospital Child Abuse Cases Rise in COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘It’s Hard To Think That It’s Just Coincidental’

March 22, 2020 | Chantal Da Silva | Newsweek
Doctors at a children's hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Tags: Child Welfare | CoronaVirus | COVID-19 | Domestic Violence

The Parent Defender Model Heads West

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The Parent Defender Model Heads West

May 13, 2019 | Ellie Dehghan | Chronicle of Social Change (CA)
In September 2018, Patten and Aleguire launched East Bay Family Defenders with a team of 10 attorneys, a social worker and a peer advocate. It is the dream of two lawyers who came from the East Coast, trained to surround vulnerable parents with a needed support system.
Tags: Child Welfare