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July/August 2011Vol. 12, No. 6Why Prevention Matters Series

Prevent Child Abuse America recently launched a new series of papers on different aspects of child abuse prevention written by experts across the country. Each paper provides a brief, general synopsis of research and current thinking on the prevention topic, followed by questions and answers with the author. The series includes the following:

  • Dollars and Lives: The Economics of Healthy Children by Phaedra S. Corso
  • Prevention Programs and Strategies: State Legislative Experiences by Kelly Crane
  • A Better Future for America, A Better Future for America’s Children: Strengthening our Capacity to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect by Lisbeth B. Schorr
  • Prevention Creates the Future by Transforming Culture by Jeff Linkenbach
  • The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Child Abuse and Public Health by Robert Anda
  • Better Lives for Children Lead to a Better Climate for Business by Michael E. Axelrod

The Making the Case: Why Prevention Matters series can be found on the Prevent Child Abuse America website: