The following article from the August 22, 2016 Riverdale Park Patch reports on an important trend of which resource parents, teachers and staff should be aware.

 

Excerpt:

“Because children are subject to less adult supervision outside the home over the summer, it’s not uncommon for reports of suspected abuse and neglect to spike at the start of the school year,” said Ann Marie Binsner, Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George’s County.

Read the full article here.


Published by: Child Welfare in the News — August 23, 2016, Child Welfare Information Gateway Library
Sam Macer
Education Chair
Maryland Resource Parent Association