Child Abuse Prevention Information and Resources
Here are additional resources for information, statistics, training and support.
- The Child Abuse Prevention Network: A gateway for child-abuse prevention professionals. Search for legislation and news.
- Prevent Child Abuse America: Our national headquarters. Find national research, statistics, public awareness campaigns and contact information for local chapters.
- New York State Office of Children & Family Services: Information about adoption, day care, child protective services, foster care, youth development and more.
- New York State Department of Health: Information on health issues and health services available to New York children and families.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Data, statistics, fact sheets and reports on child maltreatment prevention.
- CHAMP: Child Abuse Medical Provider Program: CHAMP works to improve medical response to suspected child abuse cases.
- Child Abuse Evaluation & Treatment for Medical Providers: A comprehensive source of child abuse information and resources for medical providers.
- Child Abuse and Children with Disabilities: This site provides content related to child abuse involving children with disabilities focusing on Interviewing Strategies along with Resources. Basic information is provided that is useful for all members of the multidisciplinary team investigating abuse for this more vulnerable group of children.
- Crimes Against Children Research Center: CCRC provides research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners.
- The Relationship Foundation: A 501(c)(3) educational initiative with a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum, Healthy Relationships 101. This curriculum has been developed and taught in middle schools and high schools in New York City and nationwide. It is also used by organizations that support those who have been subjected to domestic violence. It uses a process called “Nonviolent Communication” (NVC) that gives one the tools to identify and articulate their needs and feelings without blame and judgment. It also teaches an approach to listening empathically.