• April 2019
  • Vol. 20, No. 3

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month's issue of CBX highlights National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Read a message from Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau, that highlights the need to reflect on what can be done within our professional and private lives to help create the conditions for strong and thriving families and communities where children are safe from abuse and neglect. The issue also includes a variety of resources and publications for professionals and families that focus on the importance of preventing child maltreatment.

  • Strong and Thriving Families and Communities Are Our Best Prevention Strategy
    Written by Jerry Milner Every April, we pause to reflect on the importance of preventing child maltreatment. Across the nation events are held, stories are shared, and often calls to service or...

  • Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs: Collaborating to Strengthen Families
    Written by Julie Fliss, M.S.W., child welfare program specialist, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Bureau When families are able to meet their basic and emotional needs and access...

  • Rethinking How We Promote Child and Family Well-Being
    Written by Jerry Milner We are at a crossroads in child welfare. For generations, we have removed children from their families and placed them in foster care as our primary intervention in the...