Children at Risk of Abuse from Caregivers (i.e., parents, step-parents, foster parents and guardians)

1994, amended 2004

  • Support for private and public comprehensive prevention programs such as good prenatal care, parenting programs and classes for caregivers. The League supports protection, treatment and on-going therapy for the abused.
  • Support for increased emphasis on education and rehabilitation for abusers (in and out of prison).
  • Support for enforcement of laws that require responsible reporting of child abuse.