• April 2000
  • Vol. 1, No. 2


  • Guidance for Treating Substance Abusers Affected by Child Abuse and Neglect Issues
    The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) has released best practice guidelines for treating individuals affected by both substance abuse and child abuse and neglect. CSAT is an agency of...

  • Journal Examines Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
    The Winter 1999 issue of "The Future of Children," published by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, focuses on children who are exposed to domestic violence. The editor, Richard E....

  • Insights on Violence and Children
    For an expert's insights into the effects that violence can have on children, read an interview by Caitlin Johnson with Betsy McAlister Groves, director of the Child Witness to Violence Project at...

  • Preschool Resource for Hispanic Families
    Parent educators and others who work with families have a new resource for Latino families with young children. Project Family, which provides services for low-income, predominantly Latino...

  • New and Noteworthy Publications
    "Foundations for Success: Strengthening Your Agency Attorney Office." Edited by Mimi Laver and Claire Sandt. American Bar Association's Center for Children and the Law. 1999. 90 pages. $14.95 ...

  • Census Data Shows Latino Children Living in Poverty
    According to a report issued in March by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, poverty is especially serious for Latino children. Latino children represent more than one-fourth (28.5%) of all children...

  • New Glossary Defines Brain Development
    Emerging research in neuroscience points to the first 3 years of life as crucial to a child's healthy physical, emotional, and intellectual development. The new "BrainWonders" website, sponsored...

  • Honor los NiƱos on April 30
    Mark April 30, 2000, as a special day to celebrate and uplift America's children. Based on the traditional observance of children's days in Latin American and other countries, Congress has taken...

  • Link to Resources for Children with Disabilities
    A new federally sponsored website offers up-to-date information for children with disabilities and their families. The website, http://www.childrenwithdisabilities.ncjrs.org (Editor's note: this...