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HEARING: Chairman Davis Announces Hearing on Child Deaths Due to Maltreatment

July 12, 2011 — Hearing   

Focus Of The Hearing:
The hearing will review data on child deaths due to maltreatment, determine how to improve the accuracy of this data, and review how improving the accuracy of this data may help prevent future fatalities.

Witness List:

Kay E. Brown
Director Education, Workforce, and Income Security, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Tamara Tunie
Actor, Law and Order: SVU and Spokesperson, National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths
(Testimony) Truth in Testimony

Theresa Covington
M.P.H., Director, The National Center for Child Death Review
(Testimony) Truth in Testimony

Michael Petit
President and Founder, Every Child Matters Education Fund
(Testimony) Truth in Testimony

Carole Jenny, M.D.
Director, Child Protection Program, Hasbro Children’s Hospital
(Testimony) Truth in Testimony

Jane McClure Burstain, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Public Policy Priorities
(Testimony) Truth in Testimony


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SUBCOMMITTEE: Work and Welfare