• June 2000
  • Vol. 1, No. 4

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Online Workshop Guides Prevention Professionals through the Internet

Professionals concerned with preventing child maltreatment get a guided tour through cyberspace with a new online workshop available at the website of the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information.

The workshop is designed to help professionals:

  • Locate pertinent information online
  • Develop a strategy for managing online resources
  • Think strategically when searching for specific information
  • Share resources electronically.

The 77-slides illustrate how to use technology more efficiently and effectively. "Building Your Technology Power Pack" gives examples and strategies for using search engines, listserves and discussion groups, electronic periodicals, and websites. "Building Your Search Strategy" covers the uses of specialized databases and specialized thesauri; this section includes an in-depth demonstration of the databases of the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information.

The workshop includes supplementary handouts on such topics as search strategies, basic resources, and a glossary.

To view Channel the Power of the Internet to Support Prevention Activities or to print out the Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, visit: http://www.calib.com/nccanch/prevmnth/index.cfm. (Editor's note: this link is no longer available.)

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