➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Policy and Practice Changes Form Around National Strategy to Reduce Fatalities and Improve Child Safety (Opinion)
Chronicle of Social Change – February 24, 2017
When the President and Congress asked the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) to develop a national strategy to eliminate child maltreatment fatalities in 2014, we knew the task would not be easy. There was little in the way of evidence-based programs from which to learn. The myriad of policies at the federal, state and local level for defining, counting and addressing fatalities made the task all the more complicated.