Topic: Child abuse

Changes Need To Be Made For CPS

April 13, 2016
Texas Capitol

Child Protective Services in Texas is struggling, and we have long known why — low salaries and high workloads leading to constant caseworker turnover. We know better.

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Spanking, Whooping, Beating It's All Hitting

Sept. 22, 2014
Spanking, Whooping, Beating  It's All Hitting

There is now a national conversation about the difference between spanking and physical abuse. Many Americans are uncomfortable about physical punishment that injures children, but still favor milder forms such as spanking.

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Resiliency Among People Who Work with Child Abuse Victims Subject of New $500,000 University of Texas at Austin Study

Oct. 9, 2009

The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work has received a $500,000 federal grant to create a program to build resiliency among staff and volunteers who work with child abuse victims.

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Children's Rights Clinic

Jan. 11, 2008

Law students gain experience by representing abused kids in the Children's Rights Clinic.

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