NewsHealth / April 8, 2020

Child Abuse, Neglect Cases Expected To Increase Amid Pandemic

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Child Advocates CEO Cindy Booth - FILE PHOTO: Taylor Bennett/WFYI

Child Advocates CEO Cindy Booth

FILE PHOTO: Taylor Bennett/WFYI

Child abuse and neglect cases are expected to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic. WFYI’s Taylor Bennett spoke with Child Advocates CEO Cindy Booth about how the economy plays a key role in child welfare, what the organization is doing to help keep children safe and how the community can help.

Practicing social distancing, Booth joined the conversation by phone.

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