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Child Abuse Study

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 13, 2015 9:00 pm
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Guest: David Finkelhor, Ph.D., Director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire  One of the challenges in preventing violence against children is data. Without accurate numbers it’s been difficult for public health professionals to really know, for example, whether physical abuse of children in the US is increasing or decreasing and whether bullying is an epidemic or on the decline. That’s the justification for a comprehensive new survey of thousands of households across the country.