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Two Steps Backward for the Courts

A state court committee is proposing to ban access to the child protection records that made the Star Tribune series on child abuse possible. The impetus for this change is that court records are being put online. Understandably, the committee … Continue reading

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Governor’s Task Force and Work Group Meetings January 14th 2015

This report on the 01/14/15 meetings of the Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection and the Work Groups is part of an ongoing blog on this process. Thanks for Dr. Lisa Hollensteiner for the update on the Screening and Transparency … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward in Child Protection

Here’s the Missing Link: last week we failed to include this link to the six stories we referenced on child deaths since the Governor’s Task force on Child Protection first convened last October. This week Safe Passage Executive Director Rich … Continue reading

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Working to Protect Children in Need — An Interview with Rich Gehrman

Safe Passage for Minnesota Children is committed to  improving the state child protection system.  To this end we are currently heavily involved in the Governor’s Task Force.   Our Executive Director, Rich Gehrman is a Task Force member.  Listen to … Continue reading

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Governor’s Task Force and Family Assessment/Resources Work Group Meetings January 8th 2015

This report on the 01/08/15 meetings of the Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection is part of an ongoing blog on this process. Thanks to Dr. Lisa Hollensteiner of the Screening and Transparency Work Group for contributing to this update. … Continue reading

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