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Message ID: 8703
Date: 2010-11-19

Author:Carol Duncan

Subject:Re: New bulletin: Updated Trends in Child Maltreatment, 2008

chris.wekerle@gmail.com > wrote: >There are issues about CSA that wasn't disclosed among youth in child welfare, most workers accept that they do not know all the maltreatment that has occurred. In the Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways (MAP) study, 30% of the child welfare-involved teens report something from fondling onward.< This is definitely true. When I worked at CPS, I always told the caseworkers and foster parents that I supervised to expect that most children removed from severely neglectful situations had been sexually abused, even if that information had not come out during the initial investigation and was not the reason for removal. That generally turned out to be the case, as evidenced by the children's behavior after they came in to substitute care. Many were very young children who had been abused by multiple perpetrators and/or were not able to identify a specific perpetrator or a specific incident of sexual abuse. When you consider that approximately 2/3 of the referrals received by CPS here in Texas are for neglect, there has got to be a lot of unreported sexual abuse there. Carol S. Duncan, LCSW Manager, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Office Dallas Independent School District 2909 N. Buckner Blvd., Suite 505 Dallas, TX 75228 (972) 502-4182 Fax: (972) 794-3528 cduncan@dallasisd.org Confidentiality Notice: This email message, including all attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential student and/or employee information. Unauthorized use and/or disclosure is prohibited under the federal Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. §1232g, 34 CFR Part 99, 19 TAC 247.2, Texas Government Code 552.023, Texas Education Code 21.355, 29 CFR 1630.14(b)(c)). If you are not the intended recipient, you may not use, disclose, copy or disseminate this information. Please call the sender immediately or reply by email and destroy all copies of the original message, including attachments.

chris.wekerlegmail.com > wrote: >There are issues about CSA that wasn't disclosed among youth in child welfare, most workers accept that they do not know all the maltreatment that has occurred. In the Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways (MAP) study, 30% of the child welfare-involved teens report something from fondling onward.< This is definitely true. When I worked at CPS, I always told the caseworkers and foster parents that I supervised to expect that most children removed from severely neglectful situations had been sexually abused, even if that information had not come out during the initial investigation and was not the reason for removal. That generally turned out to be the case, as evidenced by the children's behavior after they came in to substitute care. Many were very young children who had been abused by multiple perpetrators and/or were not able to identify a specific perpetrator or a specific incident of sexual abuse. When you consider that approximately 2/3 of the referrals received by CPS here in Texas are for neglect, there has got to be a lot of unreported sexual abuse there. Carol S. Duncan, LCSW Manager, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Office Dallas Independent School District 2909 N. Buckner Blvd., Suite 505 Dallas, TX 75228 (972) 502-4182 Fax: (972) 794-3528 cduncandallasisd.org Confidentiality Notice: This email message, including all attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential student and/or employee information. Unauthorized use and/or disclosure is prohibited under the federal Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. §1232g, 34 CFR Part 99, 19 TAC 247.2, Texas Government Code 552.023, Texas Education Code 21.355, 29 CFR 1630.14(b)(c)). If you are not the intended recipient, you may not use, disclose, copy or disseminate this information. Please call the sender immediately or reply by email and destroy all copies of the original message, including attachments.