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What does CAN stand for?

CAN stands for Children and Neglect


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Welcome to Tennyson Center for Children and, Colorado's leader in the treatment and education of abused, neglected and at-risk children.
Another program for providing children in neglect and abuse proceedings with additional protection has been the guardian ad litem. The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1974 required that "in every case involving an abused or neglected child which results in a judicial proceeding a guardian ad litem shall be appointed to represent the child in such proceedings. " The law specified neither what the duties of the guardian ad litem are or what qualifications that person should have.
In some regards, child safety is the most important aspect of the CWS system in that it measures the CWS system’s ability to protect children from abuse and neglect—sometimes from very serious and recurring abuse from their caretakers. However, there are relatively few performance indicators related to child safety. Most of the performance data available on child safety relate to the recurrence of child maltreatment (following a previous episode of maltreatment), the rate of children abused in foster care, and certain process measures (such as the compliance rate of required social worker visits).
American Humane Association is dedicated to stopping child abuse and neglect by supporting children and families. Learn how you can help prevent child abuse.
Our Father’s Children is a faith-based, non-profit organization that exists to reach out to children of abuse and neglect in North Texas. Our Father’s Children provides free week-long camps, mentoring clubs and weekend retreats to children of abuse and neglect between the ages of 6-18.