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Child Abuse and Neglect

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The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them.  Child abuse including emotional abuse, neglect, physical abuse and sexual abuse are continued major concerns in protecting our children and our future.   This abuse effects all areas of our lives even when one is not exposed personally.  As many as one out of three girls and one out of five boys is victimized in some way.  This means that many of your friends and relatives are victims of abuse.  Your efforts to protect children are important.

Additional Resources:

Sexual Offender Registry Information

Missing & Exploited Children

Facts for Families by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

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