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Recognizing child abuse and knowing when to make the call

By idaflo | May 9th, 2010 | No Comments » 

“And who is my neighbor?”

By Helen Jung, The Oregonian May 08, 2010, 5:00AM

The recent story of a 5-year-old Gresham girl dying after years of abuse is nothing short of horrible. But what makes things even more frustrating is that signs of abuse were obvious, Gresham police said, yet no one reported them to police. Court papers suggest there may have been one call to Oregon’s Department of Human Services, although the agency won’t confirm it.

Which brings us to the question: How do you know when to make a call?…(continue reading here)

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