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Child Abuse and Neglect

Arizona
    • Arizona Attorney General: Resources to stop methamphetamines and protect children, including the Drug Endangered Children Program
    • Arizona Child Fatality Review Program: Presents annual reports from the extensive review of records of Arizona children who have died. Identifies the cause, circumstances and preventability of child deaths.
    • Arizona Department of Economic Security, Child Protective Services: Information about Child Protective Services (CPS) including abuse/neglect criteria and what happens when a child abuse report is made.
  • Arizona Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Program: This website is designed to increase statewide public awareness of the prevalence of methamphetamine, or meth, in Arizona and the drug's dangers, especially to children.
  • Protecting Arizona's Family Coalition (PAFCO): Alliance of social services, health, community service agencies, advocacy groups, citizen advocacy, and faith-based associations.

National
  • Administration for Children and Families (ACF): Within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ACF is responsible for federal programs which promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
  • American Humane Association: The Children's Division of the American Humane Association (AHA) has worked for over a century to help improve and enhance public child welfare systems and private child-focused agencies in their responses to the plight of abused and neglected children.
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC): APSAC is a membership society dedicated to serving professionals who work in child abuse and neglect and thereby improve the quality of services to maltreated children and the adults who share and influence their lives.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway: A national resource for professionals seeking information on the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
  • Childhelp: Nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and intervention of child abuse and neglect.
  • Children's Bureau: The oldest federal agency for children. It is responsible for assisting states in the delivery of child welfare services - services designed to protect children and strengthen families.
  • ChildStats.gov: The official web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Includes Key National Indicators of Well-being for America's Children.
  • ChildTrauma Academy: Focuses on service, training and research in the area of child maltreatment and contains much work by Bruce Perry, M.D., PhD.
  • Indicators (Physical and Behavioral) of Child Abuse - Safe Child Program
  • Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT): Specializes in training and programs, publications, professional services, an annual international conference, regional mini-conferences, as well as community relations and outreach for each of its broad topic areas.
  • The Office of National Drug Control Policy: A comprehensive web resource for drug information including 2,000 street terms, fact sheets on specific substances and "Juveniles and Drugs".
  • Victim-Assistance Online - Children's Issues: Links to information, research and networking resources around the world for all those interested in the field of victimology.

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Arizona

  • Never Shake a Baby Arizona: This project provides education to Arizona parents who have just given birth to prevent the tragedy of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

National

  • Have A Plan Video: This five-minute video to help new parents cope with the stress of a crying infant is downloadable for free.
  • National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome: Past issues of the SBS quarterly publication, answers to SBS questions, information about conferences, and prevention materials can be found on this site.
  • National Exchange Club Foundation: Dedicated to educating the public on the dangers of shaking a baby, the Foundation has implemented a national campaign by distributing brochures (English and Spanish), billboards, magnets and t-shirts.
  • SBS Prevention Plus: Supplies information and materials designed and proven to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome and other forms of physical child abuse.
  • Shaken Baby Alliance: Provides support for SBS victim families.
  • SKIPPER Initiative: This initiative educates parents and caregivers about Shaken Baby Syndrome and to increase awareness of the ways to prevent SBS incidents.
  • University of North Carolina School of Public Health [pdf]*: Tips to calm a fussy baby, including pictures and description of swaddling.

Prevention of Child Abuse

Arizona



  • Prevent Child Abuse Arizona: Provides training, project coordination, public awareness, strategic planning, organizational development and advocacy to public and private agencies, policy makers, and funders.

National

  • Childhelp: Nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and intervention of child abuse and neglect.
  • Let's Prevent Abuse: A puppet program which helps children and adults gain information about physical, sexual and emotional child abuse as well as helps children to develop personal safety skills.
  • The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence (NCCEV): Exists to increase public and professional awareness of the effects of violence on children and to build the capacity of individuals and communities to reduce the impact of violence. (Includes the Safe Start Initiative.)
  • The National Center on Family Group Decision Making: The National Center strives to build community capacity to implement high quality, effective family group decision making processes that are philosophically congruent with the central values and beliefs of this approach.

Treatment of Child Abuse Victims and Families

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: This site is designed to aid in the understanding & treatment of developmental, behavioral and mental disorders which affect children.
  • Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers: ATSA is a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization founded to foster research, facilitate information exchange, further professional education and provide for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment.
  • Child Trauma Academy: Focuses on service, training and research in the area of child maltreatment and contains much work by Bruce Perry, M.D., PhD.
  • Childhelp: Nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and intervention of child abuse and neglect.
  • David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages: Focus is primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD.
  • KidsPeace: Offers a comprehensive range of mental and behavioral health treatment programs, crisis intervention services and public education initiatives.
  • SAMHSA'S National Mental Health Information Center: This is the United States Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration site
  • Supervised Visitation Network: A resource for issues and questions regarding supervised visitation, including standards for visitation practice.

 Family Violence

 Medical Information

 National

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: This site is designed to aid in the understanding & treatment of developmental, behavioral and mental disorders which affect children.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics--Violence Prevention Resources: Catalog of resources available for medical professionals who work with child abuse.
  • American Medical Association Violence Prevention Web Site: Provides information about the AMA's violence-related policies and reports, as well as its activities and projects.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Provides access to health and safety topics, data and statistics, news and events, publications and other tools and resources, including prevention strategies.
  • ChildTrauma Academy: Focuses on service, training and research in the area of child maltreatment and contains much work by Bruce Perry, M.D., PhD.
  • Journal of the American Medical Association: Medical and health information on the Internet including Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Not limited to child abuse and neglect.
  • Maternal and Child Health Library: The MCH Library combines research and reference capacity with information technology to provide broad access to information about advances in maternal and child health science and practice for health professionals, policymakers, program administrators, families, and educators.
  • MEDLINEplus: Health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Extensive facts and data on child abuse diagnosis, prevention, research and treatment from renowned national sources.
  • PubMed: National Library of Medicine search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases. Not limited to child abuse and neglect.
 
 
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