missouri children's division http://kbia.org en Mo. House endorses child abuse reporting bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-child-abuse-reporting-bill <p>Missouri House members have passed legislation that would require mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect to report suspicions directly to the state's Children's Division.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:27:42 +0000 Associated Press 32155 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses child abuse reporting bill Task force releases 22 recommendations for child sex-abuse prevention http://kbia.org/post/task-force-releases-22-recommendations-child-sex-abuse-prevention <font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">A task force has released its recommendations on combatting sexual abuse of children in Missouri.</font></font><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">There are 22 recommendations in all.&#160; They include requiring people who are legally obligated to report sex abuse incidents to directly contact the state’s <a href="http://dss.mo.gov/cd/">Children’s Division</a>, instead of just reporting incidents to superiors within their own organizations.&#160; That particular recommendation will be sponsored by <a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&#38;district=095">State Representative Marsha Haefner</a> (R, Oakville). Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:14:14 +0000 Marshall Griffin 26811 at http://kbia.org Task force releases 22 recommendations for child sex-abuse prevention