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Long-Term Effects of Sexual Abuse 

Sexual abuse is a heinous crime that has consequences for a survivor long after the last incident of abuse. Being sexually abused as a child can have an enormous effect on the child’s physical, emotional and mental well-being. Childhood sexual abuse and assault survivors often need therapy, counseling, medications and other remedies to cope with the crimes that were committed against them….

Types of Abuse at Sleepaway Camps

Sleepaway camps are advertised as places where children can go to learn independence, teamwork and new skills, all while having fun and making new friends. While this is true of many sleepaway and summer camps in Kansas, they are not always safe for children. Sadly, summer camp abuse is a risk that parents may run when they leave their children in the…

Major Issues in the Kansas Foster Care System

The foster care system has major problems in every state. It is largely viewed as a broken system that does not offer safety to victimized children and, in many cases, exposes vulnerable children to even greater harm in the form of sexual abuse. Unfortunately, the number of children currently in the foster care system in Kansas is large and growing at a…

Are Kansas Teachers Allowed to Physically Punish Kids?

As a parent in Kansas, you might assume that you are the only person who can lawfully spank or use force to punish your child. If your child is enrolled in a public school, however, this is not the case. Kansas is one of 19 states that allow corporal punishment in public schools. There are limits and guidelines, however, to what a…

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