Category Archives: Children’s Issues

Unsafe Sleep Practices Are Leading Cause of Infant Death in Washington’s Child Welfare System

Category: Children's Injuries, Children's Issues, Wrongful Death

The Office of the Family and Children’s Ombuds (OFCO) released a report last week that cited unsafe sleep conditions as the leading cause of death for infants whose families have come into contact with the child welfare system in Washington. OFCO was established to oversee the state child welfare system and to ensure that government […]

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Efficacy of Measures to Curb Child Abuse Released by Bishops

Category: Children's Issues, Sex Abuse

Last week, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released their “Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People (” The report contains an audit of compliance with the procedures based on the Charter. While conceding that work is still needed in some dioceses, the audit concludes that […]

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