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Child Abuse Neglect Cases Up Nevada Co

April is also “Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention” month. And Nevada County’s Social Services Director, Mike Dent, says referrals were up last year…

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While this may seem like a large number of referrals, Dent believes that effective community outreach by the CPS staff to schools, law enforcement, healthcare workers, and the community at large about the mandated reporting requirements has been responsible for this increase over previous years. He says families in crisis have come forward more, as they become aware of the services the county is able to provide….

click to listen to Mike Dent

Dent says “Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention” month provides the opportunity to start the conversation about how the community can keep children safe and provide the services to meet their basic needs.

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April 5, 2017


I can't help but think that Prop 47 may have something to do with this.

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