Effects Of Child Abuse And Neglect On The Brain

Click to enlarge. (Source: Pat Levitt, 2009)

Click to enlarge. (Source: Pat Levitt, 2009)

Hundreds of thousands of children suffer from neglect, abuse and trauma during their early years. Many of the psychological consequences are well known, but it’s becoming increasingly clear just how damaging they are… Continue reading

Cook Children’s new center focuses on child abuse

Sherbrooke parents charged with child abuse; children put in foster care

A 34-year-old father and 27-year-old mother were slapped with four charges linked to child abuse in Sherbrooke Tuesday morning.

The man and woman, who is pregnant, face charges of criminal negligence causing bodily harm, assault causing bodily harm, forcible confinement… Continue reading

Parents waive right to hearing in child endangerment case

The parents of an infant who died in February both waived their right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua.

Alyssa L. Shellhammer, 24, and Joseph E. Kuhla, 22, both of Tamaqua, each are charged… Continue reading

Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

Wednesday, July 23, 2014    

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OKLAHOMA CITY, United States (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and… Continue reading

Fort Campbell woman pleads guilty to child abuse

A Fort Campbell woman pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Tuesday to wantonly abusing her child.

According to the plea agreement, Shanika D’June Pickens, aka Shanika Campbell, 28, pleaded guilty to… Continue reading

Ottawa man charged with child abuse

Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:08 pm

Ottawa man charged with child abuse


An Ottawa man was arrested Monday in connection with a child abuse allegation.

Steven M. Berglund, 23, 1810 Post St., was charged with aggravated battery to… Continue reading

Cook Children’s new center focuses on child abuse prevention

Springfield advocacy center reports increase in child abuse and costs from it

KSPR’s Sheena Elzie explains how the costs of the area’s child abuse problem is adding up.

Rocky Point couple accused of child abuse

Anthony Edwards, 21, is charged with felony child abuse, misdemeanor assault on a child under 12 and misdemeanor assault on a female. His girlfriend, MacKenzie Chantel Koenig, 19, is charged with accessory after the fact of child abuse.

According to… Continue reading

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