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Minnesota’s Failed Child Abuse System

The State of Minnesota believed it had come up with a way to manage child abuse and lower expenses.  When a claim of suspected physical, emotional, or sexual child abuse is brought forward to the counties responsible for investigating — … Continue reading

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Child Abuse in Minnesota (Follow-Up)

As commented upon here (December 5, 2014), I am highly invested in the protection and empowerment of abused children.  I noted at that time that the state of Minnesota has failed our children by repeatedly placing at-risk kids back in … Continue reading

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Our Failure to Protect Our Children From Abuse

I am deeply invested in empowering abused children and in the prevention of child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, and child neglect.  I have been a psychotherapist and psychologist for children and families for almost 40 years.  I have served … Continue reading

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Sandusky: Garbage Revisiting

Apparently, Jerry Sandusky won’t just go away. Even from prison, he still proves an embarrassment to humanity. “HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky should not get a new trial after being convicted of sexually … Continue reading

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Child Abuse: Some Successes

According to ABC News (January 3, 2013), “U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents announced today they have rescued 44 children from sexual abuse as part of a child pornography investigation that netted 245 arrests over five weeks late last year. … Continue reading

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A Tramp Shining

The inspiration for the song “MacArthur Park” was the relationship and breakup between Jimmy Webb (the writer) and Susan Ronstadt, a cousin of singer Linda Ronstadt. MacArthur Park was where the two occasionally met for lunch and spent their most … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Get Angry?

Do you ever get angry? I find it difficult to deal with people who don’t get angry. There are so many things that we deal with every day that can make us angry. The moron that cuts us off on … Continue reading

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