child abuse http://kvpr.org en Advocates concerned about link between recession, child abuse http://kvpr.org/post/advocates-concerned-about-link-between-recession-child-abuse <p>The recession isn&#39;t just hurting families financially. It&#39;s also creating more stress for parents who already feel overwhelmed by the demands of raising children. Child safety advocates are concerned about the link between the economy and rising reports of abusive head injuries in infants. That condition is better known as shaken baby syndrome. FM89&#39;s Shellie Branco has this report.</p><p></p><p></p><p><em>Special funding for this program comes from the California HealthCare Foundation<br /><a href="http://www.chcf.org/">http://www.chcf.org/</a></em></p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 02:31:32 +0000 Shellie Branco 714 at http://kvpr.org Advocates concerned about link between recession, child abuse On Valley Edition: California Dream Act; Child Abuse; Hmong Writers http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-california-dream-act-child-abuse-hmong-writers <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about the state&#39;s new law, the &quot;California Dream Act&quot; which would allow students who came to the country as children illegally access to financial aid at state colleges and universities. We also hear about the link between the recession and an increase in cases of child abuse. And we close our program with a story on the Hmong American Writers Circle, and a new literary anthology called &quot;How Do I Begin.&quot;</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 01:20:24 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1173 at http://kvpr.org