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Message ID: 7999
Date: 2009-01-14

Author:Sandra J Bishop-Josef

Subject:Re: Fwd: Followup from USA TODAY

This was in the Washington Post recently: Child neglect cases multiply as economic woes spread As the economic downturn takes its toll on struggling families, child welfare workers are seeing a marked rise in child abuse and neglect cases, with increases of more than 20 percent in some jurisdictions. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/28/AR2008122801726.html At 10:26 PM 1/13/2009, you wrote: URGENT: A reporter for a large newspaper asks 3 questions: 1) Is there evidence that child abuse and/or neglect increases during economic downturns in the U.S.? Is anyone familiar with research on this? 2) Also, is there any evidence that unemployed parents are more likely to commit child abuse and/or neglect? 3) Are there county or state data showing changes in numbers of child abuse/neglect cases reported since the U.S. recession began in December 2007? Thank you for your willingness to post these questions and forward any answers on to me. Please reply privately to mailto:tph3@cornell.edu or share your comments to the list. I will forward all responses on. -- -- Tom Hanna, Director Child Abuse Prevention Network www.child-abuse.com tom@child-abuse.com tph3@cornell.edu off 607.275.9360 cel 607.227.4524 fax: 415.962.0510 -- Sandra J. Bishop-Josef, Ph.D. Assistant Director, Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy Associate Research Scientist, Child Study Center, School of Medicine Yale University 310 Prospect Street New Haven, CT 06511 Phone: 203-432-9935 FAX: 203-432-7147 E-mail: sandra.bishop@yale.edu www.ziglercenter.yale.edu Please be aware that email communication can be intercepted in transmission or misdirected. Please consider communicating any sensitive information by telephone, fax or mail. The information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential. If you are NOT the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately with a copy to hipaa.security@yale.edu and destroy this message.

This was in the Washington Post recently: Child neglect cases multiply as economic woes spread As the economic downturn takes its toll on struggling families, child welfare workers are seeing a marked rise in child abuse and neglect cases, with increases of more than 20 percent in some jurisdictions. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/28/AR2008122801726.html At 10:26 PM 1/13/2009, you wrote: URGENT: A reporter for a large newspaper asks 3 questions: 1) Is there evidence that child abuse and/or neglect increases during economic downturns in the U.S.? Is anyone familiar with research on this? 2) Also, is there any evidence that unemployed parents are more likely to commit child abuse and/or neglect? 3) Are there county or state data showing changes in numbers of child abuse/neglect cases reported since the U.S. recession began in December 2007? Thank you for your willingness to post these questions and forward any answers on to me. Please reply privately to mailto:tph3cornell.edu or share your comments to the list. I will forward all responses on. -- -- Tom Hanna, Director Child Abuse Prevention Network www.child-abuse.com tomchild-abuse.com tph3cornell.edu off 607.275.9360 cel 607.227.4524 fax: 415.962.0510 -- Sandra J. Bishop-Josef, Ph.D. Assistant Director, Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy Associate Research Scientist, Child Study Center, School of Medicine Yale University 310 Prospect Street New Haven, CT 06511 Phone: 203-432-9935 FAX: 203-432-7147 E-mail: sandra.bishopyale.edu www.ziglercenter.yale.edu Please be aware that email communication can be intercepted in transmission or misdirected. Please consider communicating any sensitive information by telephone, fax or mail. The information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential. If you are NOT the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately with a copy to hipaa.securityyale.edu and destroy this message.