child fatality http://wfpl.org en Kentucky's Child Abuse Panel Requesting $420,000 To Meet Goals http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-child-abuse-panel-requesting-420000-meet-goals <p>An independent Kentucky panel in charge of reviewing child abuse cases is requesting $420,000 from the state’s budget to perform its duties.</p><p>The Child Fatality and Near Fatality&nbsp;Review Panel was created following criticism of accountability and transparency in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, which deals with child abuse cases.</p><p>The panel—which consists of volunteer professionals ranging from law enforcement to child advocates—has reviewed dozens of cases, but the workload is heavy, says panel chair and retired judge Roger Crittenden.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:41:15 +0000 Devin Katayama 7443 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky's Child Abuse Panel Requesting $420,000 To Meet Goals