Spotting the Warning Signs of Child Abuse

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Several city employees in Washington, D.C., are being fired for their failure to properly handle multiple reports of a woman's inadequate care for her children. On Wednesday, the bodies of her four daughters were found in her home. Guests discuss how to spot child abuse and neglect and the most effective ways to report suspicions.

Dan Morse, staff writer for The Washington Post

Linda Spears, vice president, Corporate Communications and Development for the Child Welfare League of America

Ann O'Hara, school nurse at Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School in Syracuse, N.Y.



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