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CECANF in the News

Coyle: Portsmouth’s abuse crisis

August 2, 2015 — Pilot Online

Filed in CECANF in the News by on August 2, 2015

Preventing child abuse and neglect is a moral and economic imperative

July 25, 2015 — Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel

Filed in CECANF in the News by on July 25, 2015

Ending Child Abuse and Neglect Deaths

July 24, 2015 — Administration for Children and Families

Filed in CECANF in the News by on July 24, 2015

Upcoming Commission Deliberations

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
  • Friday, October 30, 2015
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015

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The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) was established by Public Law 112-275, the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities across the country resulting from child abuse and neglect. More...

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CECANF is not equipped to provide help to individuals. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please dial 911. For crisis intervention, information, and referrals, call the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD.

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