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"How Neglect and Abuse Change Children’s Brains — and Their Futures" by Katharine Gammon [centerforhealthjournalism.org]

Laura Pinhey ·
Childhood adversity comes in different forms. When Katie McLaughlin, director of the Stress and Development Lab at the University of Washington, talks about stress and early childhood development, she brings up two different fictional children: One who faces the constant threat of violence at home, and one who is neglected. [For more of this article by Katharine Gammon, visit: https://www.centerforhealthjou...amp;utm_medium=email ]
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Recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month in Napa

Karen Clemmer ·
April is recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month - "Blue Ribbon Month" The Cope Family Center is promoting Blue Ribbon Month with advocacy, education, and collaboration . Together in collaboration with the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Napa County , they hosted a Family Movie Night with a screening of the documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope” at Crosswalk Church in Napa. Background: Did you know that April was first declared Child Abuse Prevention...
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The Economics of Child Abuse: A Study of California

Jenny Pearlman ·
While the impact of maltreatment on a child and their family is devastating, child maltreatment also has serious effects far beyond those for the victim. Maltreatment results in ongoing costs to taxpayers, institutions, businesses, and society at large. Local communities bear the brunt of these costs in the form of medical, educational, and judicial costs, though more tragic signs are seen in homelessness, addiction, and teen pregnancy. To create a concrete understanding of the widespread...
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