A new, comprehensive response to child abuse

By Anna Sale  

Child Advocacy Centers have sprouted up in 17 counties, with two more counties on the way. They provide therapy for the child and family, conduct interviews for law enforcement, and bring together all the various agencies that respond to child abuse. In Greenbrier County, the Center is already having an impact. There’s been a four-fold increase in the number of felony indictments and guilty pleas for child abuse.

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