CYFD Headline Highlights: April 2014


Following are links to selected news media reports published this month regarding CYFD issues and events. Articles will be added as they are published throughout the month.



Fighting Child Abuse: You Can Make a Difference

By Derrickson Moore, Las Cruces Sun-News - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
There are multiple ways for citizens to help in the battle to reduce the incidents of child abuse and neglect.

CASA Volunteers at Front Lines of State's Fight to Protect Children

By Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican - Friday, April 4, 2014
Participants in the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program assist in legal decisions regarding children in state custody.

City Funds Full-Time APD Liaison with Child Abuse Agencies

By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal - Saturday, April 5, 2014
Albuquerque mayor announces multiple steps taken and funds directed to improve response to child abuse.

Gov. Exercises Executive Order

Deming Headlight - Sunday, April 6, 2014
Policy changes aim to improve responses and communications between CYFD and law enforcement in child abuse and neglect investigations.

Official: Boost CYFD Authority to Protect Kids

By Barry Massey, Santa Fe New Mexican - Friday, April 11, 2014
CYFD cabinet secretary suggests changes in state laws to further ensure safety of New Mexico children.

Child Abuse Cases Coming at Record Clip

By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal - Friday, April 25, 2014
New CYFD hotline and publicity about cases are possible contributing factors in figure that could reach all-time high.

Walk Raises Awareness for Child Abuse in Carlsbad

By Jessica Onsurez, Carlsbad Current-Argus - Friday, April 25, 2014
Dozens participate in 2nd annual Walk Against Child Abuse to raise awareness in Eddy County.