- April 2011
- Vol. 12, No. 3
- Children's Bureau Express
- Current Theme or Topic
Current Theme or Topic
This month, CBX spotlights National Child Abuse Prevention Month through items linking to different facets of prevention, evaluation, and parent education.
- April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Observed every April since 1984, National Child Abuse Prevention Month provides an opportunity to promote child abuse awareness activities and events aimed at protecting children and supporting...
- Evidence-Based Home Visiting Briefs
There is growing evidence that some home visitation programs can help prevent child maltreatment. In an effort to build knowledge about evidence-based home visiting (EBHV), the Children's Bureau...
- Prevention as a Priority for State Public Health Agencies
Based on the belief that child maltreatment is a public health issue, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a 3-year Public Health Leadership Initiative aimed at...
- Children's Relief Nursery Aids Prevention
The Oregon Children's Relief Nursery is a private nonprofit family support program that continues to develop innovative strategies for keeping children safe from abuse and neglect. In operation...
- Evaluating Prevention Programs
A recent article in the Journal of Extension documents the challenges of simultaneously evaluating multiple child maltreatment prevention programs. The authors describe their work under a contract...
- E-Newsletter Helps Parents Learn What to Expect
Just In Time Parenting is a free e-newsletter designed for parents with newborns through children 5 years of age. Parents receive regular 8-page e-newsletters with information specific to their...
- Introducing the National Parent Helpline®
(Submitted by Parents Anonymous® Inc.) Where can parents turn to get emotional support and assistance to develop solutions to raising their children? Parents Anonymous® Inc. is excited...