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The Criminal Justice Response to Child Abuse: Lessons Learned and Future Directions for Research and Practice [Presentation Slides].

2012, Children and Family Research Center.

Importance of research

•  Criminal justice response to child maltreatment is important but complex and not well-understood

•  Need data to understand it and inform policy

•  However, development of policy and practice has not been data driven

•  This presentation reviews a wide range of data relevant to policy and practice

•  Most knowledge and discussion based on sensational cases that may not be representative

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