Child Abuse In The 1930's

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Child Abuse was not a real concern in the early 1930’s ,however later that decade things started to change. The responsibility was put on private agencies, but still large amounts of the child population was not reached or was poorly managed. The push for better care for the children caused states to create or strengthen state departments of welfare, social services, health, and labor. The national government was an insignificant role in child welfare policy and funding. Congress placed new emphasis on child protection with amendments to the Social Security Act in 1962. The 1962 amendments "for the first time, identified Child Protective Services as part of all public child welfare. In addition to sharpening the focus on child protection,
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