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ByBest Practices Child Advocacy Centers Case Review

The problem with “individual” investigations is that some element of the global view of abuse will suffer. A successful arrest and prosecution of an offender can still leave a fractured family in its wake with little regard for the healing process. A proper workup by Child Protective Services (CPS) and mental and medical health personnel can greatly enhance the chances of the successful healing of a broken child or family but do little to bring a violent offender to justice.