“Scared Sick: The Role of Childhood Trauma in Adult Disease” is out

And here’s the attention-getting trailer for the book by Robin Karr-Morse and Meredith S. Wiley. This’ll make you sit up and take notice. And, of course, intrigue you enough to buy the book, no doubt. I downloaded it on Kindle, and will start reading it later today. Click here to view the video

AZ child abuse task force reforms locked in same old definitions, language

After a series of widely publicized deaths of children in Arizona last year, Gov. Jan Brewer created a Child Safety Task Force last October. Child Protective Services had the children on its radar, but did not intervene soon enough to prevent their deaths. The task force issued its recommendations last Friday. Mary Reinhart of the Arizona Republic News reported:

A specially trained investigative unit, quicker response to calls for help and more comprehensive treatment for victims of child abuse are among the final recommendations issued Friday by a gubernatorial task force on child safety. Continue reading

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