• April 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 3

Current Theme or Topic

  • April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month
    The theme of this year's National Child Abuse Prevention Month, "Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community," encourages service providers and concerned citizens to support parents and...

  • HHS Releases National Statistics on Child Abuse and Neglect for 2005
    According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 899,000 children were abused or neglected in fiscal year (FY) 2005. This represents a victimization...

  • Understanding the Decline in Child Maltreatment
    Overall rates of child maltreatment and child victimization, with the exception of neglect, have declined since the early 1990s. A recent study examined this decline to determine whether the...

  • Evaluating Home Visitation Programs
    Home visitation programs have been used in many States and communities to provide support and services to families with infants and young children as a means to prevent child abuse and neglect. A...

  • Logic Model Builder for Prevention Programs
    With the field's increased emphasis on demonstrated outcomes and evidence-based practices, child abuse prevention initiatives have sought new ways to evaluate and improve programs and services. To...

  • World Health Organization Works to Prevent Child Maltreatment
    The World Health Organization (WHO), in conjunction with the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, has issued a practical new guide to help countries prevent violence...