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Title: CHILD ABUSE - HEARING BEFORE THE CALIFORNIA SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH, DECEMBER 17, 1973
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: California State Senate
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 296
Sponsoring Agency: California State Senate
Sacramento, CA 95814
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TESTIMONY ON WHY CHILD ABUSE OCCURS AND HOW IT CAN BE CURBED.
Abstract: THE 27 WITNESSES WHO TESTIFIED AT THE HEARING INCLUDED EDUCATORS, CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISTS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS, AND AN AUTHOR ON THE SUBJECT. THE WITNESSES TOLD HOW THE PROBLEM OF CHILD ABUSE AFFECTS THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENCIES AND HOW THEY ARE COPING WITH IT. THE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN SAID THE LEGISLATURE HOPED TO DRAFT A BILL ON CHILD ABUSE, A PROBLEM THAT AFFECTS 60,000 CHILDREN EACH YEAR. THERE IS PRESENTLY NO LEGISLATION IN CALIFORNIA PROTECTING ABUSED CHILDREN....BS
Index Term(s): California; Child abuse; Congressional information
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