• April 2015
  • Vol. 16, No. 3

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

CBX spotlights this year's National Child Abuse Prevention Month initiative, features an article on different protective factors approaches to promoting child and family well-being, points to a report on mandated reporting for afterschool staff, and highlights an intervention model targeting cases of chronic child neglect.

  • April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    Each year during the month of April, the Children's Bureau observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month—a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect and promote activities...

  • A Comparison of Two Protective Factors Approaches
    Protective factors are strengths and resources that may mediate or serve as a buffer against risk factors that contribute to maltreatment. These factors may strengthen parent-child relationships,...

  • Family Asset Builder, Chronic Neglect Intervention
    In 2009, Casey Family Programs and the American Humane Association (AHA) partnered to develop a new intervention model targeting cases of chronic child neglect. The Family Asset Builder (FAB)...

  • Family Environment and Adolescent Well-Being
    Adolescence is when youth explore and further develop their identities and independence and cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to traverse the path to adulthood. Studies indicate that...

  • Afterschool Staff and Mandated Reporting
    With more than 8 million children and youth spending an average of 8 hours a week in an afterschool program, providers and staff for these programs play an important role in identifying and...

  • Nationwide Survey Celebrates 40 Years of IFPS
    Since its inception in 1992, the National Family Preservation Network (NFPN) has served as the national voice for intensive family preservation. Through research-based tools, training resources,...