Real Estate News
--> Nebraska News
Report cites concerns about Nebraska child welfare sex abuse
The Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare issued a report Wednesday that ... Similar problems were found with out-of-home placements in foster homes and residential facilities. Inspector General Julie Rogers says her office found cases where children ...
LINCOLN, Neb(AP) -- A state inspector general is voicing concerns about the state's handling of sexual abuse cases in Nebraska's child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
The Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare issued a report Wednesday that found some child sex abuse allegations were not properly reported or screened for investigation.
The report also says the state's child welfare workforce isn't adequately prepared to prevent or respond to sexual abuse cases in the systemSimilar problems were found with out-of-home placements in foster homes and residential facilities.
Inspector General Julie Rogers says her office found cases where children who reported sexual abuse were ignored or dismissed because adults incorrectly assumed the children were doing so to misbehave.
The investigation reviewed 50 substantiated sex abuse cases over a three-year period.
Trending Nebraska News:
Poll finds housing is an issue in rural Nebraska
Nebraska Proposal To Tax Irrigation Water Meeting A Torrent Of Resistence
Ex-Husker DE Randy Gregory to NFL Media: I failed drug tests
More reported coyote sightings as more homes built in wildlife habitat
State lawmakers move to address housing shortage in rural Nebraska
Video cameras on homes helping law enforcement
Stocks fall broadly, led by drops in real estate, utilities
Midlands a birding 'hot spot'
Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year
Ex-TierOne exec pleads guilty to conspiracy
Nebraska dogs provide comfort after tragedies
ULI reveals picks for distinctive Houston real estate developments
‘My turn’: Mom/real estate agent/runner Vaughn makes worlds
Facebook data center to be powered by $430 million wind farm in Nebraska
Nebraska group spreads dulcimer music
Farmer & Son Funeral Home - GENEVA
(Audio) Struggling Farm Economy Could Worsen Nebraska Budget Woes
Gering, NE Homes For Sale & Real Estate
Nebraska court: Woman must testify in rape case
Meet Dolly and Precious from the Capital Humane Society