RESOURCES & TOOLS
The Family Justice Resource Center exists to support parents and caregivers who have been wrongfully accused of child abuse due to the misdiagnosis of medical conditions, birth trauma, and childhood accidents. Our resources help families who are currently navigating a false allegation, attorneys representing innocent clients, and advocates working towards policy reform.
NAVIGATING YOUR CASE
Written by Louis P. Milot
Resource from Ascend Justice
Resource for Attorneys from Ascend Justice
Resource for Accused Individuals from Ascend Justice
MEDICAL MIMICS OF ABUSE
This list contains medical conditions and symptoms that can be misinterpreted as signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect. Years of case data reveal that many of these conditions are often ignored by child abuse investigative teams. The number of medical mimics of abuse and neglect demonstrates a significant need for better adherence to diagnostic protocols.
This series of articles outlines and explains the current workings of the child protective services system, including jurisdiction, rights, procedures, laws, and more. Certain information is relevant to specific states, while some posts address the child protection system at a federal level.
NEWS ARTICLE ARCHIVE
This collection of articles and transcripts includes news publications from journalists that have reported on wrongful allegations of abuse or neglect, researched medical conditions that are often misinterpreted as signs of child abuse, or investigated the policies and practices that result in poor child abuse investigations.
Ultimately, the Family Justice Resource Center is working towards systemic reform of the child protection system. This series of posts shares news of updates and shifts in the laws and policies within the child protection system at both the national and state level.
Countless resources are available from outside organizations, groups, and websites. Additionally, our catalog of media includes books, podcasts, and other forms of media that discuss false allegations of abuse and the need for greater acceptance of evidence-based medicine. Contact us here with any questions regarding the resources shared on this page.