These articles and stories about deliberate burns, torture & trauma for the month of June are only sampling of what should be reported – the majority of these crimes are never reported.  The scars last forever.

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Hixson woman charged after child suffers burn

WRCB-TV

Barnett told the officer that she noticed the child was injured when she got her out of the bathtub, but she did not think it was a big deal. The officer said …

Hixson Woman Charged In Connection With Severe Burn To Child That Police Say Has Pattern Of … – The Chattanoogan

Woman charged with child abuse after child was burned – WDEF News 12

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Mom who tried to burn son inside car at cemetery sentenced to prison

MLive.com

A 48-year-old mother accused of attempted murder after sheriff’s officials said she tried to light her 11-year-old son on fire at a cemetery was …

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  State seeks death penalty for Miami mom whose baby died from scalding bath

Miami Herald

A Homestead mother accused of killing her toddler in a burning-hot bath could face the death penalty after a grand jury indicted her for first-degree …

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  A fake account tried to collect money in the name of a severely scalded Centerville boy. Now, you …

Dayton Daily News

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help a young child who was severely burned in 2017 after an incident that landed his step-father in prison.

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This Mom Claims Aerosol Sunscreen Burned Her Baby—But Can That Really Happen?

Health.com

Sunscreen is supposed to protect you from burns, but one mom says it did the opposite. Last year, Rebecca Cannon shared a series of photos, along …

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  Child in North gets 2nd-degree burns during bath

The Times and Democrat

A nurse from Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia called deputies at 1:13 p.m. on Thursday to report that the child was at the hospital due to burns …

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  Mother charged after 4-month-old sustains burns that almost lead to amputation

The Evening Sun

A Penn Township woman was arrested and charged after her 4-month-old child was taken to a hospital for severe and life-threatening burns. Melissa …

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  Authorities: 2-Year-Old Child Abandoned At Day Care With Apparent Cigarette Burn On Chest

CBS Pittsburgh

Thirty-year-old Chelsea Siska, of Johnstown, and 29-year-old Andrew Seese, of Ebensburg, are charged with aggravated assault and child …

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  Officials: ‘Frustrated’ Pontiac mother burned 1-year-old son with hot water

The Detroit News

A Pontiac woman has been charged for burning her 1-year-old son with hot water, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday. Carmen Ann …

Pontiac woman charged with burning son in scalding water – Fox 2 Detroit

Sheriff: boy burned by water so badly he may have internal injuries – Fox 2 Detroit

Pontiac mother admits to placing 1-year-old son in scalding water after getting frustrated – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

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  3 OKC women ordered to trial over baby boy’s burns, leg amputation

NewsOK.com

Three women were ordered Friday to stand trial on allegations they failed to get medical care for an Oklahoma City baby boy burned so badly his right …

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  Tallahassee woman wanted for child cruelty, aggravated battery

WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – The Leon County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman accused of using a bowl of hot brownies to burn a 7-year-old …

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Pontiac mother facing charges for intentionally scalding 1-year-old son

The Oakland Press

Carmen Ann Smith-Portee, of Pontiac, is facing child abuse charges after … referred to the Detroit Children’s Hospital Burn Unit for further treatment.

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  Man convicted of scalding toddler sentenced to 10 years

Dayton Daily News

He was accused of severely burning the boy in the bathtub after the child defecated through his clothing, according to court documents.

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  Man accused of trying to burn house with wife, 6 kids inside

Tribune-Review

A man has been charged with trying to burn his western Pennsylvania house down last week with his wife and six young children inside.

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  Tulsa mom stabbed eldest daughter 50 to 70 times, police say

Chicago Tribune

When officers arrived, they found the 11-year-old girl in the burning home and Ahmad and the youngest child missing. The arrest report said the eldest …

Mom allegedly held girls captive before binding them, stabbing eldest, torching home – CBS News

Police: Oklahoma mom stabbed daughter up to 70 times, set house on fire – Fox 59

Smiling mom stabbed ‘devil’ child up to 60 times with a pickaxe, Oklahoma cops say – Wichita Eagle

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  Mom Arrested After Toddler Scalding, Vernon Police Say

Hartford Courant

Brocuglio gave inconsistent stories about how the 14-month-old was burned, police said. She initially said the child put her hands into a tub of boiling …

Boiling Water in Tub Leads to Child Neglect Charge in Vernon – Patch.com

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Cuyahoga County Children Services officials don’t want to testify in Euclid murder case

News-Herald.com

Cuyahoga County Children Services officials don’t want to testify in Euclid murder case … The child had burn marks and was emaciated and bruised.

Father of murdered 4-year-old speaks about Cuyahoga County Children Services, calls for change – fox8.com

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  Murrieta Woman Gets 2 Life Sentences in Torture, Abuse of 5-Year-Old; Boy’s Father Sentenced to …

KTLA

Jeryn Christine Johnson, 26, entered guilty pleas to three counts, including torture and child abuse causing the victim to become comatose, according …

Couple Pleads Guilty In Torture Of Murrieta Boy – Patch.com

Woman from VC gets 2 life sentences in torture abuse case – Valley Roadrunner

Murrieta couple sentenced for severe child abuse – KESQ

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Trump doubles down as anger grows over child separation policy

Aljazeera.com

one child weeps as screams and cries of others are heard in an audio clip … with Amnesty International calling his policy “nothing short of torture“.

Trump’s war on children is an act of state terrorism – The Conversation CA

Trump says US will not be ‘migrant camp’ amid child separation crisis – FRANCE 24

The Guardian view on Donald Trump’s immigration policy: hateful and wrong – The Guardian

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  ‘I’ve never been out’: Prosecutors in Turpin torture case open hearing by playing 911 tape from sibling

The Desert Sun

She had the voice of a child and struggled to remember her address, but … David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by …

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  Hearing set for California parents accused of shackling, torturing kids

CTV News

The couple has pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. They were arrested after their 17-year-old daughter jumped out of a …

Parents in Riverside children torture case to appear in court – fox5sandiego.com

Perris torture case: Judge may decide if there’s enough evidence for Turpin parents to stand trial – KABC-TV

Perris torture case: Chilling 911 call, disturbing details of abuse released – KABC-TV

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  Top House Dem: GOP promoting ‘psychological torture‘ of kids on border

The Hill

They are promoting it — promoting psychological torture, among these young children. “It is a scar not only out their lives, but on the country we love.”.

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  UN, Amnesty Int’l: Separating migrant families ‘unconscionable,’ ‘torture

UPI.com

June 18 (UPI) — Amid growing backlash over the separation of migrant children from their families at the Mexico border, the United Nations’ chief …

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Trump says US will not become ‘migrant camp’ as Amnesty says his policy of separating families is …

The Independent

… he will not allow the US to become a “migrant camp” – even as activists claimed separating children from their families was “nothing short of torture”.

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  JP Morgan’s Dimon speaks up against Trump policy of separating children from parents

CNBC

For one, human rights group Amnesty International criticized the Trump administration’s policy: “This is nothing short of torture. The severe mental …

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  What end justifies the means of torturing children?

Chicago Daily Herald

Cracking down on illegal immigration was never going to be pleasant, but this? It’s worse than you think. The travesty of separating children from their …

Yes, the Family Separation Policy Is Torture – TIME

KATHLEEN PARKER: Trump’s border policy amounts to torture – The Daily Freeman

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  Teenage Girl Tortured By Family Members In Anaheim: Cops

Patch.com

Louis Hill, 39, Yulonda Parker, 57, Shalonda Hill, 39, and Delores Porter, 59, were each charged with assault with a deadly weapon, torture, and child …

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  Man sentenced to death in torture, murder of boy he thought was gay

NBCNews.com

LOS ANGELES — A California man was sentenced to death on Thursday for the killing of a young boy who prosecutors said was tortured because he …

Palmdale woman, boyfriend sentenced in 8-year-old’s torture killing – KABC-TV

Man gets death penalty for ‘animalistic’ killing, torture of 8-year-old boy – USA TODAY

Mother, her boyfriend sentenced in boy’s “beyond animalistic” child abuse death – CBS News

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Sister of Perris mom accused of torture, abuse of 13 children says woman practiced witchcraft

KABC-TV

New details revealed about the Perris mother accused of torturing and abusing her 13 children suggest she may have practiced witchcraft.

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  Parents of child accused of animal torture say son has mental illness

KWQC-TV6

CLINTON, Iowa (KWQC) — The parents of the 12-year-old Clinton boy accused of torturing a cat and killing it are breaking their silence. They say their …

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  World’s worst paedo Peter Scully who filmed baby rapes, tortured kids and made them dig their …

The Sun

A DEPRAVED paedo who filmed himself torturing and raping children and babies smiles as he leaves court in the Philippines after being jailed for life.

Depraved Aussie child predator smiles as he gets life – NEWS.com.au

Man Convicted for Role in Pedophile Network That Tortured and Murdered Children – The Epoch Times

Peter Scully found guilty on child sex charges in the Philippines: report – The Sydney Morning Herald

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  Child maid torture: Ex-judge, wife slapped with enhanced jail terms

The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: As a capital judge and his wife sought to have a sentence convicting them of torturing a juvenile housemaid, a higher court not only …

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  Longford child porn case involved ‘sadism, beastiliaty and torture’

Longford Leader

A man who pleaded guilty to a number of charges under the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act was sentenced to five years in prison with the final …

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  16-year-old charged with sexual torture of 11-year-old

WBRC FOX6 News – WBRC.com

A 16-year-old teen from northern Jefferson County has been arrested and charged with the sexual torture of a child. Deputies with the Jefferson …

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  IHC increases sentence of judge, wife in Tayyaba torture case

Geo News, Pakistan

IHC increases sentence of judge, wife in Tayyaba torture case … sentence of a suspended judge and his wife in a case related to torturing a child maid …

IHC extends jail term of suspended judge, wife in Tayyaba torture case – The News International (blog)

Tayyaba torture case: IHC increases sentence of judge, wife – The Nation

Tayyaba torture case: Court increases sentence of judge, wife to three years – The Express Tribune

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  Man gets 10 years for abuse of baby

Times Daily

TUSCUMBIA — A Tuscumbia man accused of physically abusing a 2-week-old baby has pleaded guilty to aggravated child abuse, and has been …

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Minneapolis mom faces new charges of sexually assaulting, torturing children

Minneapolis Star Tribune

After interviewing all four children, a pediatrician concluded that the beatings were “diagnostic of child torture,” which was defined as prolonged abuse, …

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Detroit father now charged with murder, torture, child abuse in death of 2-year-old daughter

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT – A 38-year-old Detroit man is facing new charges in connection with the death of his 2-year-old daughter, Wayne County officials said.

Detroit father faces new charges in 2-year-old daughter’s homicide – WXYZ

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16-year-old charged with sexual torture of a child

Alabama’s News Leader

A 16-year-old from Jefferson County is charged with two counts of sexual torture. Authorities say a staff member at Pinson Valley High School found …

Jefferson County teen used ‘inanimate’ object to sexually torture young girl, authorities say – AL.com

Pinson teen charged in sexual torture of 11-year-old girl – Trussvilletribune

Pinson Teen Charged As Adult In Sexual Abuse Case – Patch.com

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Sister: California woman accused of torturing 12 of her 13 children turned to the dark side and …

The Mercury News

As a young girl, Elizabeth Robinette considered older sister Louise to be her best friend and protector. Even years later, as adults, Louise was …

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Former Child Brides Speak Out About Rape, Torture on People Magazine Investigates: Cults

PEOPLE.com

For Pebbles Rodriguez and Amy Eddy, freedom did not come easily. The young women grew up in Fouke, Arkansas, on a compound belonging to the …

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Step mother sentenced for child torture

Hiru News

The stepmother had come to their home in Katunayake to look after the child, but later she had begun a clandestine affair with the boy’s father.

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Las Vegas woman sent to prison for abusing adopted children

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Solander was sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for years of torture on her three adopted children. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal …

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Seifert: Trump is torturing immigrant children

Rio Grande Guardian

“To take a child from a parent cannot be classified as anything less than torture. The American Academy of Pediatricians can talk to that,” Seifert said, …

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3 Bodies Found at Home of Massachusetts Man Accused of Kidnapping Woman and Torturing Her …

TIME

Everyone else who lived in the home where it is believed Stewart Weldon lives, including a child, is accounted for and safe, Gulluni said. The state’s …

3 bodies found at home of Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping, torture – NBCNews.com

3 Bodies Found in Home of Man Facing Kidnapping Charge – NECN

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3 bodies found at home of man accused of kidnapping and torture

TheGrio (blog)

Weldon, 47, lives at home with a child. That child was taken into emergency custody, according to the MassachusettsDepartment of Children and …

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Father in Fairfield child torture case hit with lewd conduct charges

SFGate

Solano County prosecutors tacked on four charges of lewd conduct in their case against Jonathan Allen, a Fairfield father accused of torturing and …

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CA Child Torture Case: Father Of 10 Also Facing Lewd Act Charges

Patch.com

Allen is charged with seven counts of torture against six of the children between Jan. 15, 2015, and March 30, 2018, and four counts of lewd and …

New charges filed against father who allegedly tortured children – Los Angeles Times

Father of abused Fairfield children now charged with lewd acts – KGO-TV

Prosecutors Add Lewd Conduct Charges to Tortured Kids Case – FOX40

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Terrorized as Teens, Two Former Child Brides of an Apocalyptic Cult Speak Out: ‘We’re Free’

PEOPLE.com

Amy and Pebbles were finally freed from their torture in 2008 when Alamo was arrested and charged with 10 counts of interstate transportation of …

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The US is ripping immigrants’ families apart. That’s torture

The Guardian

It’s beyond cruelty – it’s torture. Particularly when you think about what young children, who don’t speak the language and who are in a new country, …

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Sheriff: boy burned by water so badly he may have internal injuries

Fox 2 Detroit

Oakland County Sheriffs say the burns were so bad, the child may have suffered internal injuries to his organs – and what he endured was like torture.

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Flying with two kids nearly broke me. Here’s to the family road trip.

Washington Post

But when we had a second child, things changed, especially since our … The torture of flying with young children starts the week preceding the …

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Wrightstown mom sentenced to jail in child starvation case

WBAY

A Children’s Hospital doctor called it “the most egregious example of child starvation and torture” she has seen and compared it to malnourished …

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Wrightstown mother sentenced to jail in child abuse, starvation case

Green Bay Press Gazette

Wrightstown mother sentenced to jail in child abuse, starvation case … a physician called a “most egregious example of child starvation and torture.”.

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Chile transgender: ‘Growing up here is torture

BBC News

Transgender activists want children as young as 14 to be allowed to … “Growing up here is torture for them,” she says about transgender children, …

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Second man in Qld child abduction charged

9news.com.au

Yu “Sunny” Zhang, 20, has been charged with torture, deprivation of liberty and … A public tip-off led to the boy’s discovery in the northern NSW town of …

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New charges filed against father who allegedly tortured children

MSN.com

A Fairfield, Calif., father accused of torturing his children is facing an additional four counts of lewd acts upon a child, according to the Solano County …

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Child abuse case in California spotlights lack of oversight of home schooling

NBCNews.com

Rogers was charged Wednesday with nine counts of felony child abuse, and Allen, her husband, faces nine counts of felony torture and six counts of …

Dad Jonathan Allen denies torturing 10 kids in California – NEWS.com.au

Calif. Dad Allegedly Shot Children With Crossbow, Waterboarded Them While Mom Looked On … – PEOPLE.com

Here’s Why 10 Home-Schooled Kids Were Tortured Inside A California House And No One Tried … – BuzzFeed News

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California childtorture‘ case spotlights oversight of home schools

AOL

A 29-year-old California man charged with multiple counts of torture and child abuse — some allegedly committed against his own kids — has denied …

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7 adult children in California torture case never received an education, prosecutor alleges

The Mercury News

The seven adult children of David and Louise Turpin, the Perris couple accused in a torture and child cruelty case, didn’t get an education at the …

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Huntsman sentenced to life in prison for murder, torture of children

The Salinas Californian

Tami Huntsman with defense lawyer Scott Erdbacher at Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas on Wednesday. (Photo: Jay Dunn/The Salinas …

Woman Sentenced To Life Without Parole In Torture, Murder Of 2 Children – SFGate

Huntsman sentenced to life in prison without parole – Monterey County Herald

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Family Fights for Custody of Tortured Fairfield Children

NBC Bay Area

As the Fairfield couple accused of child abuse and torture sit in jail, the … Six of the children, who police were forced to live in squalor and endured …

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Turpins’ 7 adult children never received education, prosecutor alleges

Press-Enterprise

The couple are accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children, have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. (Photo …

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Deandre Dorch gets 65 years for child torture

KENS5.com

Deandre Dorch learned his fate in a Bexar County courtroom Friday morning. He is the man convicted last month for his role in one of the worst child …

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Attornery for California father accused of torturing 12 of his 13 children seeks dismissal of perjury …

The Mercury News

Deputy District Attorney Kevin Beecham, in a response filed with the court, disagreed: “The falsity of giving education to multiple children is directly …

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Indiana Man Accused of Killing 5-Year-Old with Autism Allegedly Researched ‘Painful Ways to Die …

PEOPLE.com

Before Brayson’s death, Ingalls allegedly used his cell phone to search “kill my mentally retarded step-son,” “torture techniques,” “beat child with fragile …

Sicko step-dad ‘Googled “most painful torture techniques” before killing girlfriend’s five-year-old … – The Sun

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Deandre Dorch sentenced to 65 years in prison for child torture

KENS5.com

Deandre Dorch sentenced to 65 years in prison for child torture … Deandre Dorch was found guilty of abuse after two children were found beaten and …

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Grandmother says 10 children removed from California home ‘lived in torture

NBCNews.com

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — The grandmother of 10 children who were removed from a squalid house in California said her grandkids “lived in torture” every …

Couple denies torturing their 10 kids in home filled with garbage and human feces – USA TODAY

Prosecutor says 10 children in squalid California home were tortured ‘for sadistic purposes’ – USA TODAY

‘No broken bones … no major scars’: Parents deny torturing 10 children found living in filth – Washington Post

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Mother of 10 kids who allegedly suffered “torture” charged with child abuse

CBS News

FAIRFIELD — Prosecutors say they will file nine counts of felony child abuse against the Fairfield mother of 10 children who officials say suffered …

California mother charged with 9 counts of felony child abuse in torture case – NBCNews.com

Fairfield children shot with crossbows, waterboarded as torture, court documents allege – KTVU San Francisco

News Flash: Fairfield mom in childtorture case pleads to felony charges, taken into custody – Fairfield Daily Republic

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Separating children from parents at the border isn’t just cruel. It’s torture.

Washington Post

If you don’t like that, then don’t smuggle children over our border.” … Under federal law, which adopts the United Nations definition, torture is: “any act …

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Nuns Tortured 60 Children by Burning Their Skin, Shoving Faces in Toilets, Authorities Say

Newsweek

Two nuns have been arrested in Colombia for allegedly torturing upward of 60 children under their care at a home dubbed a hell house by neighbors …

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Court docs: Man accused of killing 5-year-old boy searched for ‘most painful’ torture, killing …

Fox 59

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind.– A previously sealed probable cause affidavit detailing the short life and brutal death of a five-year-old child with special …

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Nine counts of felony child abuse added to mom’s charges in Fairfield torture case

Eureka Times Standard

The mother of 10 Fairfield children who police said suffered “horrible” living conditions and were subjected to “intentional” torture returned to jail …

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Man accused of killing 5-year-old boy searched for ‘most painful torture‘ techniques, documents say

FOX31 Denver

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. — Recently unsealed court documents reveal gruesome details in the murder of a five-year-old boy with special needs, …

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Man accused of killing five-year-old boy searched for ‘most painful torture‘ techniques, documents say

fox2now.com

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. – Recently unsealed court documents reveal gruesome details in the murder of a five-year-old boy with special needs, …

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California mother charged with felony child abuse

euronews

A California woman already accused of child neglect after police said she and her husband abused and tortured their 10 childrenwas charged …

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New charges for California dad in child torture case

ABC News

Prosecutors have filed eight new charges against a California father accused of shackling and starving some of his 13 children, alleging that he lied on government forms about their schooling. The Riverside County district attorney’s office said Friday that David Turpin was charged with eight felony …

New charges filed for California dad in child torture case – KRIS Corpus Christi News

Perris torture case: 8 new charges filed against David Turpin – KABC-TV

New Perjury Charges For Turpin Couple In Perris Torture Case – CBS Los Angeles

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California couple accused of torturing 12 of their 13 children may face new charges

The Mercury News

The Perris couple accused of torturing 12 of their 13 children through shackling, starvation and neglect could face additional charges Friday, when a new … The Turpins have been charged with 12 counts each of torture and false imprisonment, as well as nine counts of child abuse and seven counts of …

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‘Diabolical Torture Chamber’: 2 Ex-Officers Beat Pa. Woman to Death in Front of 10-Year-Old Child

PEOPLE.com

Two former Temple University police officers were convicted of beating a woman to death in 2016 in a home prosecutors described as a “degrading, diabolical torture chamber,” according to multiple reports. On Thursday, a Philadelphia judge found Aaron Wright and Marquis Robinson guilty of …

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Man (20) had child torture video on computer

Independent.ie

A young Dublin man caught with child pornography showing the sadomasochism, rape and torture of an 18-month-old baby girl was looking at it … Yesterday Detective Garda Brid Wallace from the Cyber Crime Bureau said the files included videos showing the rape and torture of an 18-month-old girl.

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Child pornography viewed by Dubliner showed rape and torture of 18-month-old

Irish Times

A young Dublin man caught with child pornography showing the sadomasochistic rape and torture of an 18- month-old baby girl was looking at it because it interested him, a court has heard. Gardaí found 5,919 images and 328 video files on two laptops and a phone belonging to Conor Emmet (20) after …

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I Lived With the House of Horrors Family: What Relative Says She Saw Years Before Child Torture

PEOPLE.com

More than 20 years before David and Louise Turpin were accused this year of torturing and abusing their kids in a California house of horrors, the children’s aunt says she witnessed the seeds of the parents’ controlling behavior. Louise’s younger sister, Elizabeth Flores, was 20 in the summer of 1996 …

Relative Who Lived With House of Horrors Children Reveals New Details – PopCulture.com

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Police: Couple Arrested in One of the Worst Cases of Child Abuse They’ve Seen

wnep.com

DRUMS, Pa. — Police say behind closed doors, a married couple’s home was a torture chamber for a young child. Lekesha and Chamille Atkinson are behind bars, charged with abusing a child for nearly five years. Police say it’s one of the worst cases of child abuse they’ve seen. According to court …

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‘Really scary:’ Racine man charged with 15 counts of possession of child pornography

fox6now.com

He is being held at the Racine County Jail on a $250,000 bond — and faces 15 felony counts of possession of child pornography. He is accused of storing more than a dozen images and videos of child pornography and torture on his computer. “I have yet in my 24-year career to see something like this,” …

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Louise Turpin’s sister claims torture case stems from their childhood abuse in new tell-all book

The Desert Sun

Nearly four months after the arrest of David and Louise Turpin, the California parents accused of imprisoning and torturing their 13 children, Louise Turpin’s sister has released a book allegedly revealing dark secrets about her family’s past and making disturbing claims about her sister’s habits and home …

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Family bonds broken, traumatized immigrant children rely on foster care

CNN

(CNN) The screams were guttural. Terrified. Inconsolable. Different from those the family was used to hearing from the dozens of foster children that for …

Foster mother describes trauma of kids separated from parents at the border – erienewsnow.com

Foster mother describes trauma of kids separated from parents at – KBZK.com | Continuous News … – KBZK Bozeman News

Foster mother describes trauma of kids separated from parents at the border – KTVQ Billings News

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Childhood trauma can change the way your genes behave and leave you more vulnerable to illness

Popular Science

The distress and upheaval are emotionally and physically overwhelming in the short-term, but such a trauma in someone’s childhood is also …

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Mom of child found with black eye, abdomen trauma sentenced to 25 years in prison

KFVS

The warrant alleged Carter injured the child by hitting him, causing him to suffer “blunt force trauma to the intestines, which caused the lining of the …

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“They Are Struggling”: A Child Psychiatrist Writes from A Texas Shelter

InStyle

As a child psychiatrist with 30 years of experience in acute and long term effects of trauma, I am trusted to interact with the children here and so I sit …

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These 1950s experiments showed us the trauma of parent-child separation. Now experts say they …

Popular Science

John Gluck’s excitement about studying parent-child separation quickly soured. He’d been thrilled to arrive at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in …

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South Africa’s forgotten child soldiers have grown into traumatized adults

Quartz

At 14, they dropped out of school, picked up semi-automatic guns and arranged themselves into guerilla armies that would defend their …

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Child Migrants in the US Face Psychological Trauma

SPIEGEL ONLINE

U.S. President Donald Trump says he has put an end to the separation of migrant families. But 2,300 children remain incarcerated with no plan in …

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I was separated from my parents 50 years ago. The trauma has marked the rest of my life

Los Angeles Times

The part of that small child still inside me wants to bear witness. Despite changes in … The trauma those children are suffering remains far from over.

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UC Davis expert explains trauma of childhood separation

KCRA Sacramento

One day after President Donald Trump issued an executive order putting an end to family separations for migrants accused of crossing the border …

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Overcoming the trauma: Singing lessons help former child soldiers in Uganda

FRANCE 24

Now though, one French charity is trying to help victims deal with the trauma and find a reason to smile again, all this through music therapy.

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Foster mom on trauma of separated migrant children: ‘They are coming crying, almost hysterical’

NBCNews.com

A 10-year-old boy who woke screaming in the middle of the night. A 9-year-old boy who barely ate for more than three weeks after being separated …

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Child Trauma Can’t Be Undone With an Executive Order

ELLE.com

But even without other forms of abuse in the picture, the trauma of forced separation from a parent ranks among the worst things a child can …

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After Fleeing War, Refugee Children Face Lasting Psychological Trauma

National Geographic

In the fall of 2015, Essam Daod was standing on the beach in Lesbos, Greece, when a crowded rubber dinghy packed with refugees landed ashore.

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Unnecessary child trauma

Yakima Herald-Republic

Using this practice as a bargaining chip for a wall was a cowardly act that created unnecessary trauma for these children that will forever affect them, …

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Separated Migrant Children Face Lasting Psychological Trauma

Live Science

Doctors and researchers alike are warning that a great deal of psychological harm can occur when young children are separated from their parents …

I study kids who were separated from their parents. The trauma could change their brains forever. – Vox

How Being Separated From Their Parents Impacts Children’s Health – Cosmopolitan.com

Psychological Damage Inflicted By Parent-Child Separation Is Deep, Long-Lasting – NOVA Next

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“A recipe for toxic stress”: an expert on why Trump’s family separation policy is so damaging to kids

Vox

They make it apparent that not only are children being harmed, but they may be being harmed permanently. It seems to be, in a word, traumatic.

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Child trauma experts fear long term impacts of border separations

FOX31 Denver

Kirk Ward is with Mount Saint Vincent, a nonprofit that treats kids coping with trauma. He fears many of the children heard crying at the border camps …

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Medical Community Warns Of Trauma To Undocumented Children Separated From Parents

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Housed in tent cities and makeshift shelters, children of undocumented immigrants have become the temporary orphans …

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‘I wake up screaming’: Child trauma in Gaza deepens after bloody protests

The National

Child trauma, already rampant in the coastal enclave, has become worse since the protests began, according to aid agencies. A study by the …

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BN Trauma Expert: Separated Children At Border Will Need Time To Heal

WGLT News

A Bloomington-Normal child trauma expert says the mental and emotional scars that thousands of young children are facing as they are being …

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Georgia Southern faculty author child trauma series in national psychology publication

Georgia Southern University Newsroom

“Each of us worked with traumatized children prior to becoming university trainers,” explained Diamanduros. “From our own professional experiences …

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Parents’ scars from childhood trauma can affect their kids’ health, researchers find

WHYY

There’s a field of science dedicated to studying how “adverse childhood experiences” – the traumatic things that happen to people as young children …

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Man arrested for child abuse after infant hospitalized with trauma to brain, liver, spleen and more

ABC Action News

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man was arrested in St. Petersburg on Monday after an infant sustained life-changing neurological injuries as a result of …

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Preschool symposium promotes responsive approaches to childhood trauma

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Albemarle Superintendent Pam Moran (left) and Charlottesville Superintendent Rosa Atkins speak at the Symposium on High-Quality Preschool on …

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Child with internal injuries, head trauma dies; Mom and boyfriend facing charges

11Alive.com WXIA

Authorities said the child suffered severe internal injuries, as well as head trauma. He died Friday afternoon. The boyfriend was charged with …

Mother, boyfriend charged for death of child – CBS46 News Atlanta

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Opioid treatment plans must include a trauma-informed approach

The Hill

This was the conclusion shared by experts who gathered for the “Substance Use and Childhood Trauma: Addressing the Impacts of the Opioid Crisis …

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They’re sick, traumatized, malnourished and transient — what child poverty looks like in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times

Dr. David Bolour said he sees children daily who suffer from trauma they’ve experienced in their high-crime neighborhoods or in the places they fled, …

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Child abuse is now part of America’s official immigration policy

The Guardian

The trauma caused by separations is not the byproduct of necessary legal process – it’s a punishment designed to be grotesque to scare other …

Child abuse now official US border policy – Lexington Herald Leader

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Children Are Not the Property of This Administration to Recklessly Traumatize: Stop Ripping Them …

Justia Verdict

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the most prestigious organization dedicated to the issue, explains a child’s trauma event as follows:.

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Challenges of Coding “Child Abuse”

ICD10monitor (press release) (blog)

The pediatric trauma team at our facility is a group of highly dedicated and clinically respected surgeons whose work for all children is tireless.

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Georgia Southern faculty author child trauma series in national psychology publication

College of Education | Georgia Southern University

For more information about the child trauma series, contact Diamanduros at tdiamanduros@georgiasouthern.edu. To discover more about the school …

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The emerging, devastating evidence that childhood trauma could affect the next generation

Quartz

It is a well-documented and deeply sad fact that if you suffer from trauma as a child, you are more likely to suffer as an adult. People with a childhood …

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Letter: Breaking up families traumatic for kids

The Columbus Dispatch

Neuroscience has documented the fact that trauma in children has a lifelong negative impact on a child’s behavior. The Global Life Chances …

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Dr. Lynda M. Gantt: Trauma and stress in the lives of children

Lompoc Record

Often, when a child has been through a crisis, adults tend to sanitize the events or minimalize them as if the crisis will be stashed away in a child’s …

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Children with severe trauma can be fostered, and recover with the right treatment and care

The Conversation AU

Being a foster carer for children who have experienced early life trauma – such as emotional and physical violence – can be challenging, complex and …

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Witnessing Violence When You’re A Child Can Have A Lifelong Impact, Study Finds

WBUR

There’s certainly a strong relationship, I think, between exposure to violence and trauma in childhood and incarceration. But … the relationship [is] not …

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Trauma from parents’ youth linked to poorer health, asthma in their own children

Science Daily

Trauma experienced by a parent during childhood has long-reaching consequences — maybe even to the point of negatively impacting their own …

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Consequences Of Childhood Trauma

Hartford Courant

The report that large percentages of America’s children experience childhood trauma is disturbing [May 30, Living, “Study Finds Half of Kids Suffer …

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Trauma from parents’ youth linked to poorer health, asthma in their own children

EurekAlert (press release)

Trauma experienced by a parent during childhood has long-reaching consequences – maybe even to the point of negatively impacting their own …

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Trauma from Parents’ Youth Linked to Poorer Health, Asthma in Their Own Children

Drexel Now

Trauma experienced by a parent during childhood has long-reaching consequences — maybe even to the point of negatively impacting their own …

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Chesterfield opens Child Advocacy Center

8News

Traditional approaches to investigating cases of child abuse often prolong children’s trauma, provide little mental health support for victimized children, …

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Keeping Kids Safe: Childhood Trauma and Resiliency

WDBJ7

(WDBJ7) School shootings and threats aren’t the only things children have to deal with. Other types of trauma plagues some kids’ lives, and it can be a …

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The East Germans split up families, too. It caused lifelong trauma.

The Mercury News

If you don’t want your child separated, then don’t bring them across the … in Berlin and is involved in research projects about childhood trauma caused …

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Supporting #MeToo shouldn’t mean dismissing Junot Diaz’s rape trauma

Washington Post

I’ve been told that I was a happy baby and giddy toddler, always full of joy … In a recent “60 Minutes” report on childhood trauma, psychiatrist Bruce …

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Tonette Walker on childhood street and trauma-informed care

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Trauma-informed care investigates how toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences shape a person’s life. The first lady and the governor are …

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Families used to be split up in East Germany too. It caused life-long trauma.

Washington Post

In many cases, the early family separations have manifested themselves in life-long trauma not only for the former children, but also their parents.

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New consensus statement outlines evidence-based medical opinion on abusive head trauma

News-Medical.net

Abusive head trauma (AHT), a medical diagnosis of infants and young children who suffer from inflicted intracranial and associated spinal injuries, …

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University Hospital trauma cases on the rise

San Antonio Express-News

Based on the number admitted into University Hospital last year, area children hurt by shootings, vehicle accidents, burns or being hit with objects …

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Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency: Program supports non-parental caregivers

Auburn Citizen

The program also provides crisis intervention services, education around the importance of counseling for children after trauma, and connection to …

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Pediatric and law experts define abusive head trauma

EurekAlert (press release)

WILMINGTON, DE (May 24, 2018) – Abusive head trauma (AHT), a medical diagnosis of infants and young children who suffer from inflicted …

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First Lady Tonette Walker: Trauma-Informed Care: There’s a role for everyone

Madison.com

Trauma-Informed Care helps us understand why people act in ways that … When a child experiences these things and does not have a stable and …

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Child trauma expert has tips for parents navigating difficult news

WGAL Lancaster

“First of all, every child will hear this. We know that if you’re in school, it’s going to be discussed,” said Dr. Lark Eshleman, executive director of …

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Schools become frontline in fight against childhood trauma

Spartanburg Herald Journal

Traumatic stress early in life, formally known as adverse childhood experiences or ACEs, can significantly affect a child’s health, happiness and future.

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Inside the Bruce Perry Show

The Chronicle of Social Change

Perry hates using “trauma-informed care” partly because, over the course of … a few key details wrong about how to best help kids heal from trauma.

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HPD program to help children affected by trauma

Hudson Valley 360

HUDSON — The Hudson Police Department plans to put into action a program to help school-aged children affected by trauma. Albany Police Chief …

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Inside the Bruce Perry Show

The Chronicle of Social Change

“I don’t mean to sound ungracious, but I hate the term ‘trauma-informed care,” … and others can do to actually help kids who have experienced trauma.

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River Valley Child Advocacy Center to hold grand opening

Russellville Courier

“We offer advocacy, forensic interviews, medical exams and trauma-focused therapy,” she said. “A call goes to the child abuse hotline and then that’s …

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River Valley Child Advocacy Center to hold grand opening

Russellville Courier

“We offer advocacy, forensic interviews, medical exams and trauma focused therapy,” she said. “A call goes to the child abuse hotline and then that’s …

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Local Group Helping Community Understand Childhood Trauma

KDRV

medical kate houston/jackson county health and human services: “more than two-thirds of oregonians have had a traumatic childhood experience.

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Starfish Family Services looks to formalize, spread child care plan

Crain’s Detroit Business

Traumas, such as the loss of a parent, an unsafe living environment or family member addicted to drugs or alcohol often get in the way of children’s …

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Kids At Risk Action Demonstrates how Trauma Impacts Children and how…

Broadway World

Tikkanen concluded, “Working with traumatized children has taught me that disturbed people do disturbing things”. The more traumatized the child, the …

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All Faiths counsels families following child trauma

KOB

Whether the abuser is locked up and the child stays in the same home, or whether they are removed and cared for by other family or a guardian, caseworkers and counselors at All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center try to help everyone involved. “You know it’s not just the child who’s traumatized,” said …

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Special Reunion For Philadelphia Trauma Team Who Saved Mother, Child

CBS Philly

Lisa, who has two other children, had a ruptured spleen. There was uncontrolled bleeding, a serious trauma that she doesn’t remember. “I’m a stoic …

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WENY News – Youth Villages helps treats childhood trauma

WENY-TV

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — When Kameron Christie feels angry or frustrated she reaches for her Djembe or African drum. “I learned how to control my …

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Maine program takes new approach to treating childhood trauma

WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) — A program in Maine is taking a new approach to treating childhood trauma. The goal of the “ACES” program at Maine Medical …

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Youth Villages helps treats childhood trauma

CBS46 News Atlanta

Youth Villages responded with an approach called trauma informed care which focuses on the events that causes a child’s trauma, before trying to fix …

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Senegal’s Street Children Turn Trauma into Art in Africa’s Biggest Exhibition

Voice of America

Some 50,000 child beggars known as talibe live in religious schools called daaras in the West African nation, according to rights groups, who say …

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Film, speaker to put spotlight on childhood trauma

Cecil Daily

NORTH EAST — A coalition of county agencies is seeking to highlight the burgeoning issue of childhood trauma, especially in connection with the …

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Childhood Trauma Linked to Adult Pain

Pain News Network

If you experienced physical or emotional trauma as a child – like a major illness, accident or your parents’ divorce – you are more likely to experience …

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First Of It’s Kind Childhood Trauma Summit To Be Held In OKC

news9.com KWTV

“When there’s trauma and adverse childhood experiences, it changes the way the brain functions for the rest of their life, and so when I see, especially …

Morning Bell: State summit planned on student trauma – NewsOK.com

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Childhood Trauma Summit To Be Held In Oklahoma City – NewsOn6.com – Tulsa, OK – News …

News On 6

The State Department of Education will tackle a huge problem this fall concerning children in our state. The summit is the first of its kind and will focus …

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Child’s behavior may be result of trauma, not ADHD

Baltimore Sun

After a stressed-out mother called me several times recently to help deal with her 11-year-old son, who had been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and accused of acting out at school, I set up a wrestling-as-therapy session. In mentoring school-age boys, it helps to channel …

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Community summit to address childhood trauma

WCTV

(WCTV) — According to Child Protective Services nearly 700,000 children were victims of abuse or neglect in 2016. Experts say those traumatic experiences can leave a lasting impact. The Tallahassee community is now looking to help raise awareness about childhood trauma. It’s one of the many child …

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Stemming the tide of childhood trauma

Anchorage Daily News

As one of the doctors who led the first adverse childhood experiences study says, “What is predictable is preventable.” We can prevent children from experiencing ACEs and we can support the children and adults who have experienced them so that their trauma does not have to lead to negative …

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CARE program uses skits, games to get impoverished children thinking (and talking) about …

cleveland.com

Barbara Ohlenberg, an educational consultant who specializes in child trauma, said children who witness violent crimes or experience poverty-related …

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Opinion: Take action to help abused, traumatized kids

Tallahassee.com

Even though April — Child Abuse Prevention month — is over, it is still our responsibility to care for our children. Our child welfare system is bursting at …

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When trauma is passed from Holocaust victims to children

The Jerusalem Post

Although more than seven decades have passed since the end of World War II, Bar-Ilan University researchers still detect signs of trauma passed from …

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Our view: ‘Handle with Care’ bill could help opioid-affected school kids

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Va., would set up procedures to “connect children who interact with law enforcement” in situations involving opioid abuse, domestic violence and more, to “school resources that are designed to provide … trauma-informed care” for those children, according to an announcement from Kaine’s office.

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A child is waiting: McKanize hopes for a family— and a trip to Disney World

The Oakland Press

A child is waiting: McKanize hopes for a family— and a trip to Disney World … Her workers state that she would do best with a mom and dad who are experienced and have knowledge of the impact of trauma on a child, and who must be fierce advocates for the services that will allow her to thrive.

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Empower Yolo: Advocating for children

Davis Enterprise

Accessing support for children is a priority for mothers leaving abusive partners. The effects of trauma on children living in homes with domestic …

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Psychologist tells Lincoln congregation that adults can help children deal with traumatic events

The Providence Journal

As reports of violence, school shootings, natural disasters and nuclear warfare become more prevalent, members of the congregation at Lime Rock Baptist Church asked what they could do to help their children cope. LINCOLN, R.I. — As reports of violence, school shootings, natural disasters and …

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These articles and stories about deliberate burns, torture & trauma for the month of June are only sampling of what should be reported – the majority of these crimes are never reported.  The scars last forever.

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