Recently released national research showed that one in sixteen adolescent girl’s first sexual experience is rape. In a new Denver Post Guest Commentary, Anne DePrince talks about the messages conveyed when violence is so common. And the messages we need to send instead.
by Anne P. DePrince & Julia Dmitrieva Following child abuse and neglect allegations, investigations can involve multiple systems and people from child welfare, criminal justice, and health agencies. Complex multi-system investigations can leave caregivers confused, intimidated, or alienated, which can decrease their engagement with child welfare action plans (Staudt, 2007). Decreased caregiver engagement can negativelyContinue reading “After Child Abuse and Neglect Allegations: Caregiver Perceptions of Investigations”