The Severity Of Child Abuse Revealed

Dr. Danielle Laraque discusses child abuse and new measures to prevent it.
0:44 | 02/03/12

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So child Mal treatment remains a leading cause of death for our youngest citizens those under the age of four especially those under the -- of want. We've known about these data and unfortunately. The number of deaths related to physical abuse has not to -- -- We do know something in the science of how to do prevention. There -- some leading studies on home visitation. For example the nurse family partnership home visitation. Where there's a chance to intervene early in the child's life right after birth and provide the support system. To really decreased the incidents. But child Mal treatment as well as its most serious consequence which is -- death of -- child.

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