• April 2020
  • Vol. 21, No. 3

Child Welfare Research

We highlight a special section in the journal Prevention Science about research on community-based child maltreatment prevention programs and an article that focuses on the importance of parent education in preventing child sexual abuse.

  • Looking at the Research on Community-Based Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs
    While many prevention programs are research informed and evidence based, others have been developed outside of prevention science and have unknown impacts. These programs are typically implemented...

  • Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Involves Teaching Parents to Take a More Active Role
    An article in Child Maltreatment looks at the risk of child sexual abuse (CSA) suggests effective prevention must go beyond child-focused education and teach parents how to actively protect their...