ERIC Number: ED447384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-1
Reference Count: N/A
Final Report of the Commission on Child Abuse. State of Maine, 119th Legislature, Second Regular Session.
Maine State Legislature, Augusta. Office of Policy and Legal Analysis.
This booklet contains the final report of Maine's Commission on Child Abuse. The commission is charged with examining the current policies as well as public and private programs and resources related to physical and sexual abuse of children. The commission's recommendations are discussed in detail. The nine recommendations concern: teacher and administrator certification; learning results standards; Maine's Children's Trust Incorporated; clarification of statutory responsibilities; the Department of Human Services; support for school-based health centers; statistics and data; connecting child abuse with substance abuse and addiction and violence; and improving access to information. Appendixes are: Authorizing Joint Order; Commission Membership; Bureau of Child and Family Services Case Flow Continuum; Web Site of Youth Leadership Advisory Team; Maine Children's Trust Historical Summary and Background Information; Web Site of Communities for Children; and "Maine Kids Counts Data Book" Maine State Profile. (MKA)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Legislature, Augusta. Office of Policy and Legal Analysis.
Identifiers - Location: Maine