Child Advocacy News

July 19, 2006 - Training Material for Reporting Federal Crimes against Children 
Memo provides details of three matters: (1) a new reporting protocol regarding federal crimes affecting children; (2) a change in the point of contact within the Archdiocese for reports under State law regarding suspected child abuse by clergy, employees or volunteers; and (3) a request that, going forward, copies of all 51A reports be forwarded to the Archdiocese (after notification to the State DSS) even if they do not relate to clergy, employees or volunteers (for example 51A reports involving allegations of child abuse by a family member).