• April 2003
  • Vol. 4, No. 3

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  • Child Abuse Prevention Initiative and Website Launched
    April 2003 marks the 20th anniversary of the first Presidential Proclamation designating April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy...
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  • Emerging Practices in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    The Children's Bureau will release a new report this month, "Emerging Practices in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect", identifying effective, innovative, and noteworthy aspects of child...
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  • Home Visiting Programs Help Reduce Child Maltreatment
    The effectiveness of home visiting can be difficult to measure, because programs vary greatly in both design and desired outcomes. A number of recent studies, however, show home visiting can be...
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  • Baltimore's Family Connections Program Proven to Prevent Child Maltreatment
    In a recent publication, Family Connections in Baltimore, Maryland, was designated by the Children's Bureau as the only nominated child maltreatment prevention program proven effective by a...
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