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CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION
SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR, SOCIAL SERVICES,
AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
H.R. 15779 and H.R. 15918
CHILD ABUSE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1974
SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR, SOCIAL SERVICES, AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
ROMANO L. MAZZOLI, Kentucky, Chairman
DONALD M. FRASER, Minnesota
GILBERT GUDE, Maryland HENRY P. SMITH III, New York ROBIN L. BEARD, Tennessee
KAREN E. FLEISCHER, Subcommittee Staf Consultant
H.R. 15779, by Messrs. Stark, Stuckey, and Fraser (to establish an agency
for the prevention of child abuse in the District of Columbia, and for
Section-by-Section Analysis of H.R. 15779_
H.R. 15918, by Mr. Fraser (to establish an agency for the prevention of
child abuse in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes) -
Children's Hospital National Medical Center:
Heiser, Annette, M.D.-
Galdi, Ms. Martha, Representative, Community Task Force on Child Wel-
Law Center, Juvenile Justice Clinic: Georgetown University
Mylniec, Wallace, Co-Director.
Government of the District of Columbia :
Gill, Vernon, General Counsel, Metropolitan Police Department----- 61
Huhn, Ms. Nan, Assistant Corporation Counsel.
Yeldell, Joseph P., Director, Department of Human Resources..
Lunsford, William G., Director, Washington Office, Child Welfare League
National Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Ne-
glect, Brian Fraser, staff attorney ---
Riley, Ms. E. Anne, president, Metropolitan Washington Chapter, National
Association of Social Workers --
Stein, Ms. Mary Ann, attorney, For Love of Children, Inc.-
Stuckey, Hon. W. S. Stuckey, Jr--
MATERIAL SUBMITTED FOR THE RECORD
"Adoption-Parental Rights," opinion by Judge Ketcham, Daily Wash-
ington Law Reporter--
letter to Subcommittee on Business, Commerce, and Taxation, dated Au-
gust 12, 1974.---
letter to Congressman Mazzoli, dated August 9, 1974.--
Draft Bill—To Establish an Agency for the Prevention of Child Abuse in
the District of Columbia, and for Other Purposes.
Examples of Children in Jeopardy Known to Washington Travelers Aid
FitzGerald, Joan E., Children's Defense Fund of the Washington Research
Project, Inc., letter to Chairman Mazzoli, dated July 22, 1974.-
Green, Frederick C., M.D., associate director, Children's Hospital, National
Medical Center, letter to subcommittee, dated September 6, 1974..
Greene, Hon. Harold H., Chief Judge, District of Columbia Superoir Court,
Gruver, Clifton R., M.D., president, The Medical Society of the District of
from "Toward Prevention of Child Abuse," by Marion G. Morris, Robert
W. Gould, and Patricia J. Matthews---
Society of Washington, D.C., letter to Chairman Mazzoli, dated July 24,
Abuse Team, Children's Hospital, National Medical Center, supple-
Gaughan, Dennis M., Social Services Institute---
politan Washington, D.C.----
letter to Chairman Mazzoli, dated September 13, 1974.--
Lundsford, William G., director, Washington office, Child Welfare League
Schroeder, Hon. Patricia, letter submitted by Congressman Stark..
Simons, William H., president, Washington Teachers' Union, Local No. 6,
AFT, letter to Subcommittee, dated August 14, 1974.-
Aid Society of Washington, D.C., Inc., letter to Chairman Mazzoli, dated
August 28, 1974.-
ington, D.C., letter to Chairman Mazzoli, dated July 22, 1974.--
and Welfare, letter to Chairman Mazzoli, dated September 19, 1974----
SUMMARY OF TESTIMONY
Child Welfare League of America----
Center for Prevention and Treatment---
Comprehensive child abuse plan.
Comprehensive child care plan.
Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
Independent agency questioned.
Residence requirements for professionals.