Education

What Happens When I Make a Report?

After making a report through the Child Abuse Hotline the following steps will be taken: A Department of Human Services (DHS) supervisor screens the report of child abuse to determine whether the allegation meets the statutory definition of abuse and neglect and whether the report falls within DHS responsibility. DHS is mandated to investigate substantiated …

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Child abuse expert, Stacy McNeiland, responds to neglect case in Lincoln County

Homeschool group pushes for stronger laws after child abuse case The bystander who reported suspected child abuse and neglect to DHS truly saved this boy’s life. The CARE Center offers a FREE training for adults called Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect that teaches anyone who works with children the signs, symptoms, and risk factors …

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The CARE Center’s new book is available now!

Oklahoma City, Okla.—The CARE Center, Oklahoma County’s child advocacy center, launched a new child abuse education program to teach children how to ROAR—­a way to speak up against stop child abuse—featuring a lion theme that was developed from their logo and lionhearted mission. Along with a new curriculum available for teachers and parents, The CARE …

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