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Child

For tax purposes, the term child includes the taxpayer's son, duaghter, stepchild, eligible foster child, or a descedant of any of them, or an adopted child. It also includes the taxpayer's brother, sister, half brother, half sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them.
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wrote a proclamation that included recognition and support of those agencies in the community that work to combat child abuse and support victims of such abuse.
Distinguishing between MSBP and other forms of child abuse remains extremely difficult because parents can deceive law enforcement officers by creating the illusion of true caregivers.
Whether researchers, who have an ethical obligation to maintain confidentiality, must report child abuse has been a subject of debate.
The agency said 131 cases of child abuse reported to police over the 12-month period involved physical assault, 33 cases sexual abuse, and 22 cases involved ''negligence,'' such as denying food to children.
Emotional abuse can be even more serious than other forms of child abuse (physical, sexual, and neglect), as the emotional abuse damages and destroys the child's self-esteem and self-image.
Uncovering any child abuse is difficult, but children beaten as a punishment from God very rarely tell anybody because they are taught that they themselves are to blame.
The same year that Title XX was capped, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) was passed.
We have ample means for identifying child abuse and naming it when it appears.
3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Department of Human Services (DHS) received the Center for Digital Government's 2015 Digital Government Achievement Award for implementation of Pennsylvania's online automated child abuse history clearance application, a new process under the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Information Solution (CWIS).
Child Abuse and neglect cases have decreased slightly on a national level for civilians, but according to a special report in the Military Times, child abuse and neglect cases among the different branches of Armed Forces have increased approximately 25-40% within the last five years.
Manama Doctors in Qatar have been told to report suspected cases of domestic child abuse after they confirm them using a specific line of questioning.
Increased family and community outreach about child abuse prevention and greater public education about the causes of abuse contributed to a decline in child abuse in 2009, said Welfare Secretary Harriet Dichter.

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