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Deborah Daro, Ph.D.
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Deborah Daro, Ph.D., a Research Fellow at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, has over 20 years of experience in evaluating child abuse treatment and prevention programs and child welfare reform efforts. Previously, Dr. Daro served as the Director of the National Center on Child Abuse Prevention Research, a program of the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse.

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Preventing Child Abuse Requires Many Approaches, Not Just One

(4) Comments | Posted May 30, 2012 | 6:01 PM

David Bornstein's May 16 New York Times commentary, "The Power of Nursing," highlights the important contribution that support for infants and their parents can play in minimizing the violence and poor developmental outcomes experienced by millions of children in the U.S. each year. Bornstein makes his case using...

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Child Protection Is a Community Responsibility

(12) Comments | Posted April 2, 2011 | 1:34 PM

The Fourth Federal National Incidence Study on Child Maltreatment released in 2010 reports a 19 percent reduction in the overall rate of child maltreatment since the 1993 study. Good news, to be sure. However, a longer perspective and closer analysis are needed in order to place these gains in context.

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