• April 2022
  • Vol. 23, No. 3

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This edition of CBX highlights National Child Abuse Prevention Month (NCAPM). Learn about enhancements to the NCAPM website and Resource Guide and find new outreach materials to help spread the word about this year's special initiative. This month's message from Associate Commissioner Aysha E. Schomburg continues to feature an article written by young mothers of the IMPACT initiative, which works to elevate the voices of young mothers and raise awareness of the issues impacting young families. This issue also includes valuable resources for professionals and the families they serve.

  • There Is No Age Requirement for Loving Your Children
    Written by TK Cross & Madison Iokennoronhawi White, IMPACT steering committee members Listen to young mothers. As we continue to learn the value of lived experiences throughout our work with...

  • April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    Every April, the Children's Bureau observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month (NCAPM) to raise public awareness of child abuse and neglect, recommit efforts and resources aimed at protecting...

  • Effective Components of School-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs
    A study published in Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review examined the effect of school-based programming on children's child abuse-related knowledge and self-protection skills. Most...

  • A Call to Action on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Legislation in the States
    A report from Prevent Child Abuse America, A Call to Action for Policymakers and Advocates: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Legislation in the States, assesses the legislative efforts of states to...

  • Linking Administrative Data to Improve the Understanding of Child Maltreatment
    Adverse events in childhood have lifelong impacts that can reverberate across generations. Improving the accuracy of determining the incidence and prevalence child maltreatment is critical to...