Elizabeth Smart puts spotlight on child abuse, survival

Elizabeth Smart was the keynote speaker at this year’s Texans Fostering Community Enrichment Conference, a collaboration between Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center and several community organizations. At the conference, Elizabeth spoke to foster parents, social workers, case managers, healthcare providers, child protective services and law enforcement. During her speech, she shared her … Continue reading Elizabeth Smart puts spotlight on child abuse, survival

How to spot the signs of child abuse and neglect

In 2016, the United States recorded approximately 676,000 cases of child maltreatment and an estimated 1,750 child deaths due to abuse and neglect. Looking at the issue from a national standpoint, it’s easy to feel removed. However, the alarming number of cases of physical and sexual abuse documented each year is a stark reminder that … Continue reading How to spot the signs of child abuse and neglect