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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Join the Dialogue - CECANF

CECANF is charged with leading a national dialogue on child abuse and neglect fatalities. Your input is welcome. Due to the volume of suggestions we receive, we are not able to respond to each submission. Send your ideas.

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    Missed Signs. Fatal Consequences

    January 21, 2015 — Austin American-Statesman

    Filed in CECANF in the News by on January 22, 2015

    Child protection in turmoil across the country

    November 30, 2014 — Star Tribune

    Filed in CECANF in the News by on November 30, 2014

    Message to task force: More scrutiny for Minnesota child protection

    November 14, 2014 — Star Tribune

    Filed in CECANF in the News by on November 14, 2014

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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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