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The Foster Care System and Its Victims: Part 2

Once placed in foster care, a child is not always guaranteed to be safe from abuse. In fact, cites a troubling statistic from one study, claiming that over 28% of children in New York alone are abused while in "the system."

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The Foster Care System and Its Victims: Part I

In most cases, that "someone" is a mandated reporter who sees bruises or other signs of physical or emotional abuse. Mandated reporters are those who work with children such as teachers, church leaders, daycare owners, Boy and Girl Scout leaders, therapists, and doctors. Other calls are made from "non-mandated reporters" such as neighbors and relatives. In all of these cases, when a call is made, Child Protective Services (CPS) is brought in.

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