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Working Together to Prevent Child Abuse

02/02/2017 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Everyone - no matter who you are, where you live, or what your life circumstances - can participate in our "Working Together to Prevent Child Abuse" hexagon project.

PFSA Issues Sample Child Protection Policy

11/16/2016 - (Harrisburg, PA) - PFSA has developed a sample policy which has been written specifically to include requirements under the PA Child Protective Services Law (CPSL). It can be adapted for use by child-serving organizations, faith-based programs, among others.

Changes to PA's Child Protective Services Law

11/09/2016 - (Harrisburg, PA) - On 10/28/2016 Senate Bill 1311 was signed, making it Act 115 of 2016. This Act added Child Trafficking as a form of child abuse. Child Trafficking is defined as both sex trafficking and labor trafficking of children.

Auditor General Report on ChildLine

10/12/2016 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said major changes at the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) child-abuse hotline, ChildLine, are making a significant difference in helping children who might be victims of abuse or neglect.

PFSA Releases Annual Report

09/27/2016 - (Harrisburg, PA) - PFSA's Annual Report details the work completed between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.

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