• April 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 4

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As part of our Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, CBX highlights a synthesis of the 20-year findings from the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect; a new literature review of the role the protective factors play in populations served by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families; and more.

  • April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    Every April for the past 32 years, the Children's Bureau raises awareness about preventing child abuse and neglect through its National Child Abuse Prevention Month initiative. This year's...

  • Longitudinal Findings on Child Abuse and Neglect
    In 1990, the Children's Bureau began funding what would become one of the longest and most comprehensive studies of child abuse and neglect: LONGSCAN (Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and...

  • New Protective Factors Literature Review
    A new research brief explores the important role that protective factors play within the vulnerable populations served by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF). Protective...

  • Meet the Protective Factors!
    A photo of a family of five dressed like superheroes draws attention to the five protective factors established by Strengthening Families and promoted via a website created by the Great Start...

  • Multidisciplinary Child Protection Teams
    An article from the March/April 2013 issue of Social Work Today highlights the child welfare social worker's role on hospital-based multidisciplinary child protection teams. The emergency room is...

  • Helping Parents Communicate With Their Teens
    The benefits of effective communication between parents and their teen-aged children are highlighted in a series of new factsheets published by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. As part of...