As we learn from Detective Mike Weber, the father in a Munchausen by Proxy case can be the most important ally--or the biggest obstacle--in protecting child victims from abuse. In part two of Andrea’s examination of the father’s role in MBP cases, Andrea speaks to “John”, a father devastated but the revelation that his ex-wife had subjected their son to unnecessary brain surgery. We also talk to Ryan Crawford, a man who found himself fighting for his son’s life against a disbelieving system.
Plus we get a stunning real-time update on one of our cases as “John” decides to come forward with his true identity.
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The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s MBP Practice Guidelines can be downloaded here.
More about Ryan Crawford’s story: https://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-magazine/2019/august/the-boy-who-stayed-sick/
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Editing by Lisa Gray
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Additional scoring and music by Johnny Nicholson & Joel Shupack
Additional story editing by Wendy Nardi
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