• April 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 3

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  • April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month
    Communities can help parents reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect by providing a broad array of family supports, according to this year's theme for Child Abuse Prevention Month: "Safe...

  • HHS Releases National Statistics on Child Abuse and Neglect for 2004
    According to a report released on April 4 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 872,000 children were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect in 2004. From 2001...

  • Recognition for Healthy Families New York
    The Promising Practices Network of RAND Corporation has added Healthy Families New York (HFNY) to its list of "Programs That Work." HFNY received the recognition when a recent program evaluation...

  • A Comprehensive Approach to Prevention
    Growing concerns about the consequences associated with the nearly 1 million cases of child maltreatment reported each year have led to increased focus on effective child abuse and neglect...

  • Pediatricians' Role in Prevention
    Routine pediatric care offers a prime opportunity for screening families for the major risk factors for child maltreatment. Through the Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Role for Pediatricians...