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 …

What Happens When I Make a Report? Read More »

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

https://kfor.com/2018/07/20/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 of child abuse as well as how to …

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