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Safe Environment Training Sessions Offered By Diocese

Training Sessions Offered by Diocese (Harrisburg, PA) – A series of safe environment training sessions will be sponsored for volunteers and diocesan employees throughout the diocese. https://www.dailyamerican.com/news/local/somerset/inbrief/safe-environment-training-sessions-offered-by-diocese/article_5de2ec01-5a31-5c86-baa8-a10a48fdebf2.html

Unlicensed Child Care

Hiding in plain sight: Pennsylvania turns a blind eye to unlicensed child care. (Harrisburg, PA) – Federal data suggests there are thousands of unlicensed home child care centers operating in Pennsylvania, putting children’s lives at risk and hurting the economy and government efforts to improve child care quality. But state regulators don’t know if these child […]

PA Family Support Alliance Denounces Separation Of Migrant Children From Parents As Child Abuse

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance President and CEO Angela M. Liddle, MPA, today issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation to denounce forcefully the policy of separating migrant children from their parents who […]

PFSA Urges Stronger Focus On Strengthening Families, Treating Addiction & Preventing Child Abuse

PA Annual Child Abuse Report shows uptick in child abuse cases and child near fatalities Harrisburg, PA – PA Annual Child Abuse Report shows uptick in child abuse cases and child near fatalities Parental opioid/heroin use poses life-threatening risk to children. Angela M. Liddle, MPA, President and CEO of Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance, the state […]

Newsmakers April 2018 Featured Angela Liddle On Abuse And Neglect In The Commonwealth

2018 PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids campaign on WBRE-TV’s “Newsmakers” (Harrisburg, PA) – Jayne Ann Bugda and Andy Mehalshick feature PFSA and our 2018 PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids campaign on WBRE-TV’s “Newsmakers” public affairs program. Watch it here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVcPdT_7fi4&t=17s

The Tribune Democrat – Johnstown

Tips about suspected child abuse topped 47,000 in 2017 (Harrisburg, PA) – The number of children across the state killed from abuse dropped from 46 in 2016 to 40 in 2017. But both the number of reports of suspected child abuse and the number of cases of abuse substantiated by caseworkers continued to climb. http://www.tribdem.com/news/tips-about-suspected-child-abuse-topped-in/article_8401b642-647e-11e8-a651-3baadfa6b564.html

PFSA Calls For Greater Protection Of Children In Wake Of 2017 PA Annual Child Abuse Report

Jayne Ann Bugda WBRE – TV Shares Angela’s insights on the report. (Harrisburg, PA) – The Department of Human Services’ 2017 Annual Child Protective Services Report has been released. The report found that 40 children died due to child abuse in Pennsylvania in 2017 and 88 children nearly died of abuse. http://www.pahomepage.com/news/pfsa-calls-for-greater-protection-of-children-in-wake-of-2017-pa-annual-child-abuse-report/1208488688

The Daily Item – Susquehanna Valley, John Finnerty Quotes Angela Liddle

Suspected Child Abuse Tips Topped 47,000 in 2017 (Harrisburg, PA) – The number of children across the state killed from abuse dropped from 46 in 2016 to 40 in 2017. http://www.dailyitem.com/news/state/suspected-child-abuse-tips-topped-in/article_3c68e4af-0f11-5cca-bcac-903911c4ffd9.html

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