Sep 01, 2017


1973 Dr. Moses Grossman, Chief of Pediatrics at UCSF / San Francisco General Hospital, as part of a national movement, creates the San Francisco Child Abuse Council to develop policies and best practices regarding child abuse prevention and response.

Throughout the decade, the Child Abuse Council:

  • Helps to establish the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention, California Department of Social Services’ Advisory Council, child abuse prevention councils in each county throughout the state, and the statewide Child Abuse Council Coalition.
  • Collaborates locally to establish the Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse Resource Center (CASARC).

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