KARA gathers news about Minnesota’s abused children to provide a snapshot of
Child Protection and how our state
values its children.
Only a fraction of serious child abuse makes the news.
All Adults Are the Protectors of All Children
This had to have been one of the most detailed Childline referrals the county had ever seen, not to mention Sally had a wonderful, dedicated psychiatrist. As the time went by, the treatment team eagerly awaited the results of her abuse referral, as she had won over the hearts of all the hospital staff and we all wanted to see her safe and free from harm.
The referral came back as unfounded.
Due to her intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities, she was deemed in-credible.