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Message ID: 9640
Date: 2014-04-21

Author:Douglas, Emily M.

Subject:Seeking Research Support Concerning Fatal Child Maltreatment

Dear Colleagues: The recently created U.S. Federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities convened its first meeting in February 2014. Over the next two years it will work to identify ways to reduce child maltreatment fatalities. Prior to this, a 5-member national coalition--Every Child Matters (ECM), the National District Attorneys Association, the National Children's Alliance, the National Association of Social Workers, and the National Center on Child Death Review--spearheaded a public education effort to get the Commission bill adopted by the Congress. Two of the Coalition members, Teri Covington, Center on Child Death Review director, and ECM's Michael Petit, were appointed by the President to serve on the12-member Commission. The Commission will soon begin its fact-finding mission as part of its responsibility to make recommendations to the President and Congress. The original 5-member Coalition, as well as the Commission itself, would like to continue to bring attention to this issue and highlight the importance of this topic in the media. They would like to bring the most recent research and a strong knowledge base to these efforts. The Commission will be looking for researchers who have expertise in risk factors for fatal/near-fatal maltreatment or prevention/intervention programs and who would be willing to share their expertise in writing or potentially in person. If you are interested in contributing to the efforts to reduce fatal child maltreatment, please contact me (emily.douglas@bridgew.edu) with your name, position, affiliation, contact information, and area/s of expertise. I will develop a list of researchers who are interested in lending support toward this effort and pass it along to Michael Petit at ECM, who will bring it to the Commission's attention for their consideration. For more information about ECM, you can visit their website. (The Commission soon will have its own website.) For information about ECM's earlier activities on fatal child maltreatment, click on the tab for "National Priorities" http://www.everychildmatters.org/index.php. Sincerely, Emily Douglas ------ Emily M. Douglas, Ph.D. Associate Professor | School of Social Work Bridgewater State University | 508-531-2012 | Visit My Website New Book on Corporal Punishment: The Primordial Violence Nat'l Res. Conf. on Child & Family Prgms & Policy I am on sabbatical during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Dear Colleagues: The recently created U.S. Federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities convened its first meeting in February 2014. Over the next two years it will work to identify ways to reduce child maltreatment fatalities. Prior to this, a 5-member national coalition--Every Child Matters (ECM), the National District Attorneys Association, the National Children's Alliance, the National Association of Social Workers, and the National Center on Child Death Review--spearheaded a public education effort to get the Commission bill adopted by the Congress. Two of the Coalition members, Teri Covington, Center on Child Death Review director, and ECM's Michael Petit, were appointed by the President to serve on the12-member Commission. The Commission will soon begin its fact-finding mission as part of its responsibility to make recommendations to the President and Congress. The original 5-member Coalition, as well as the Commission itself, would like to continue to bring attention to this issue and highlight the importance of this topic in the media. They would like to bring the most recent research and a strong knowledge base to these efforts. The Commission will be looking for researchers who have expertise in risk factors for fatal/near-fatal maltreatment or prevention/intervention programs and who would be willing to share their expertise in writing or potentially in person. If you are interested in contributing to the efforts to reduce fatal child maltreatment, please contact me (emily.douglasbridgew.edu) with your name, position, affiliation, contact information, and area/s of expertise. I will develop a list of researchers who are interested in lending support toward this effort and pass it along to Michael Petit at ECM, who will bring it to the Commission's attention for their consideration. For more information about ECM, you can visit their website. (The Commission soon will have its own website.) For information about ECM's earlier activities on fatal child maltreatment, click on the tab for "National Priorities" http://www.everychildmatters.org/index.php. Sincerely, Emily Douglas ------ Emily M. Douglas, Ph.D. Associate Professor | School of Social Work Bridgewater State University | 508-531-2012 | Visit My Website New Book on Corporal Punishment: The Primordial Violence Nat'l Res. Conf. on Child & Family Prgms & Policy I am on sabbatical during the 2013-2014 academic year.