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Child abuse, neglect a leading public health crisis

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Spartanburg County is making great strides in improving health and well-being in the community. We have successful initiatives such as The Road to Better Health with five priority areas (improve access to care, reduce childhood obesity, improve birth outcomes, reduce tobacco use, improve behavioral health access), the Childhood Obesity Taskforce, the S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and the Spartanburg ... Read More »

The Birth of H.A.L.T. – Humanity Against ‘Local Terrorism’

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Once upon a time in a province somewhere in Canada…I always liked this beginning to a story that starts with once upon a time; it leaves the reader with a feeling of creativity and imagination to choose when they want the story to take place.  However to make things easier, my story regarding the meaning behind the creation, and building ... Read More »

Physical Child Abuse – Definition

Physical Child Abuse – Definition Physical Child Abuse is the deliberate use of force against a child and any injury purposely inflicted upon a child which results or may result in bodily harm, may consist of just one incident or it may happen repeatedly. It is the most visible form of child abuse, and can happen once or many times. ... Read More »

Physical Child Abuse Statistics

Physical Child Abuse Statistics (Source: http://www.child-abuse-effects.com/physical-child-abuse-statistics.html) Physical child abuse statistics are difficult to determine. Though hospitals do their duty by reporting child abuse and social workers investigate the reported allegations, thousands of children are abused behind closed doors. When severe injuries do occur, the diagnosis of “battered child” is often missed or denied. Even child and youth homicides are not ... Read More »

Physical Child Abuse

Physical Child Abuse Physical Child Abuse is the deliberate use of force against a child and any injury purposely inflicted upon a child which results or may result in bodily harm, may consist of just one incident or it may happen repeatedly. It is the most visible form of child abuse, and can happen once or many times. Many physically ... Read More »