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    1. 1. Child Abuse and Neglect: Graphic Representation of the Statistics… Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD Medical Director Texas Children’s Health Plan, Houston Clinical Professor Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Houston PREVENT Team Lead 2009 Child Maltreatment PREVENT Institute February 22, 2010
    2. 2. <ul><li>Child Abuse Problem: </li></ul><ul><li>The National </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics… </li></ul>
    3. 3. The pie graph to follow shows: <ul><li>In USA: </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 3 million reports received by authorities in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>2/3’s investigated; about 1/3 of these are substantiated: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~70% for Neglect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~15% for Physical Abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~10% for Sexual Abuse </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Reports of Abuse Investigated Non Investigated 3.3 Million Reports ~ 800,000 Substantiated Neglect >70% Physical Abuse >15% Sexual Abuse >10% Psychological Maltreatment <10% U.S. Department of health & Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Administration on Children, Youth and Families Bureau. Child Maltreatment 2008.
    5. 5. The line graphs to follow show: <ul><li>A trend begun in mid-1990s thru 2006, that shows decreasing # of substantiated abuse and neglect cases </li></ul><ul><li>As of 2006 (compared to 1992): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>53% Decrease in Sexual Abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>48% Decrease in Physical Abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4% Decrease in Neglect </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. 2006 Update Finkelhor D, Jones L Updated Trends in Child Maltreatment 2006. Crimes Against Children Research Center. University of New Hampshire
    7. 7. The flow diagrams to follow show: <ul><li>Graphic model to explain decreasing trend in substantiated cases </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased substantiated cases of child sexual abuse (4 th or bottom bar), immediately is preceded by a lower number of cases that are investigated (3 rd bar from top), preceded by fewer cases reported (2 nd bar from top) and ultimately a lower incidence of actual cases </li></ul>
    8. 8. Incidence of Child Sexual Abuse Reported Cases of Child Sexual Abuse Investigated Cases of Child Sexual Abuse Substantiated Cases of Child Sexual Abuse Jones LM, Finkelhor D (2001). The decline in child sexual abuse cases. Bulletin. US Department of Justice, OJJDP Possible Factors Influencing the Decline in Substantiated Cases of CSA
    9. 9. <ul><li>Child Abuse Problem: </li></ul><ul><li>The Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics… </li></ul>
    10. 10. The flow diagrams that follow show: <ul><li>In the State of Texas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>283,922 cases were reported </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>68,326 cases were confirmed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>289 children died from abuse/neglect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In Harris County (Houston area) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>34,277 cases were reported </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6,671 cases were confirmed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>67 children died from abuse/neglect </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Reports of Abuse - Texas 2009 283,922 Texas Children were reported as alleged abuse and neglect victims 2009 68,326 Texas children were confirmed child abuse and neglect victims 2009 289 Texas child fatalities from abuse and neglect TexProtects. The Texas Association for the protection of children
    12. 12. Reports of Abuse – Harris County, Texas Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Annual Report and Data Book 2009 2009 Alleged Victims of Child Abuse/Neglect 34,277 2009 Total confirmed Cases of Child Abuse/Neglect 6,671 Harris County Child Abuse Task Force 2009 Harris County child fatalities from abuse and neglect 67