Sec. Miller joins advocates to announce Child Abuse Prevention Month in Pennsylvania

Sec. Miller joins advocates to announce Child Abuse Prevention Month in Pennsylvania

On Wednesday morning Secretary of the Department of Human Services Teresa Miller, joined members of the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance and other advocates to work towards a safer environment for children. 

Sec. Miller also presented a proclamation from Gov. Tom Wolf that designates April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Pennsylvania.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. Stephens bill seeks to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Stephens bill seeks to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his bill, House Bill 1527, which would update the current law about reporting child abuse.

Thursday, March 15, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. Stephens' bill to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Stephens' bill to update child abuse reporting laws

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his bill, HB 1527, which would update the current law about reporting child abuse.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Gov. Wolf signs bill that would increase penalties for those who endanger children

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf signs bill that would increase penalties for those who endanger children

At a press conference Thursday morning Gov. Tom Wolf signed House Bill 217, a bill that would increase penalties for those who endanger children.

This bill will now be Act 12 and will strengthen Pennsylvania’s child endangerment laws to help protect children from abuse.
Thursday, June 29, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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DHS touts improvements to ChildLine

DHS touts improvements to ChildLine

The Department of Human Services Thursday announced a number of improvements to ChildLine, its child abuse alert call center, that have had an effect on response and processing times.

 

In addition, the department announced improvements have been made to the background check system that many professionals and volunteers must undergo before being able to interact with children.

Thursday, September 15, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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