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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.

2015 Child Protective Services Report Released

09/07/2016 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) President and CEO Angela Liddle issued the following statement about the data released today by the state Department of Human Services in its 2015 Annual Child Protective Services Report, previously known as the Annual Child Abuse Report.

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