Soriano presents Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano presented the Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills with a “Proclamation,” proclaiming April 2019 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is authorized by State Statute and Federal Law to help the Court and Child Welfare systems make “best interest” decisions on behalf of children removed from home because of abuse or neglect. CASA volunteer advocates in the Township of Parsi pp any Troy-Hills help to ensure that abused and neglected children who are placed in foster care and other out-of-home placements are safe and receive the services they need to achieve well-being.

CASA advocates reduce the number of moves between placements, help shorten the overall time a child remains in placement, and serve as a consistent person in the child’s life until that child achieves permanency in a safe home with a loving family.

Michael A. Soriano, Mayor of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills proclaimed April 2019 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills and Friday, April 5 as CASA Child Advocacy Day 2019; and urge all citizens to support the CASA network across New Jersey, as it strengthens families and helps children learn, grow, and thrive.

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