COVID-19 Task Force group looks at pandemic's impact on child abuse/neglect reporting

Friday, May 15, 2020

COVID-19 Task Force group looks at pandemic's impact on child abuse/neglect reporting

The IGPA Task Force on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic has released its second Policy Spotlight. This examines the dramatic decline in reports to the Illinois child abuse and neglect hotline since the pandemic began in the state and offers several suggestions for adding to or improving methods for ensuring children can be safe and secure. The report is on the task force webpage.