Posts Tagged ‘Sexual Abuse’

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Guest Column: Immigrant Children Need Love & Kindness

This is not about politics. This is not about laws. This is about medicine, about the human brain and development, and about human beings. I am not a politician or a lawyer. I am a physician, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, a mom, neighbor and an American, and I am completely horrified at the treatment…

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13 Reasons Why

New season prompts a bulletin from local suicide prevention task force. The second season of the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why, based on a popular novel of the same name, was recently released and the Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force released this bulletin to local schools. “The first season, which was popular…

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JFS established group homes for the elderly.

JFS Historical Highlights

1928  The Jewish Social Service Bureau is incorporated to promote “family welfare and welfare of children among the Jewish people of Detroit and environs.” 1930s The first Homemaker Service Program in Michigan is started to serve children in homes with an ill or absent mother. 1940s The agency’s focus with children shifted to foster care…

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Life And Death Of A Lone Soldier

IDF soldier’s allegations of sexual abuse in Detroit leave behind unanswered questions. By Keri Guten Cohen and Shelli Liebman Dorfman Jewish News Staff Through his articulate, insightful, deeply personal writings, Israel Defense Forces Cpl. David Menachem Gordon relayed experiences of being in the army, making a difference and of painful memories that, for a large…

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