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Researchers At Mt. Hope Family Center Fighting To End Child Abuse

A local family center is making strides to put an end to child abuse.
A local family center is making strides to put an end to child abuse.

Psychologists and therapists were at the Mount Hope Family Center to showcase their research in the prevention and treatment of child abuse. Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks also paid a visit to the center for the special event. Representatives say the center has developed top-notch treatments and programs to help victims of child abuse.

"They have fun here by they also receive state-of-the-art evidence based intervention services that we know work, and we know facilitate child development," Executive Director Sheree Toth said.

The center says it has reduced the number of kids placed in foster care or with relatives, and has attracted the attention of child trauma prevention centers nationwide.
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