Category Archives: Foster Care Abuse

Washington Foster Children to be Provided Legal Representation in Dependency Proceedings

Category: Children's Issues, Foster Care Abuse

The right to an attorney is one of our most fundamental constitutional privileges. Yet a study byFirst Star, a leading national advocacy group for children’s rights, concluded that only half of our states currently provide legal representation to children in dependency and foster care court proceedings. Even more disturbing, the study found that the legal […]

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April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Category: Children's Injuries, Foster Care Abuse

National Child Abuse Prevention Month acknowledges the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. During April, as well as throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect awareness strategies. We share the goal of encouraging all individuals and organizations to help make all of our […]

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