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CECANF in the News

Can analytics help fix the DCF?

October 7, 2015 — The Boston Globe

Filed in CECANF in the News by on October 9, 2015

Information denied, children endangered

September 19, 2015 — New England Center for Investigative Reporting

Filed in CECANF in the News by on September 23, 2015

When children are nearly killed by abuse

September 7, 2015 — South Bend Tribune

Filed in CECANF in the News by on September 7, 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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