Topic Links - child abuse
- Child Abuse Prevention Network
- For further information about cooperative efforts to build
effective Internet technologies in response to child abuse and neglect, contact: Program
Leader, a program of the Family Life Development Center,
Ithaca, NY, 14853-4401
Tel.: (607) 275-9360; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Child Abuse Resources
- Tel.: (541) 747-1235
Protection Services -- L N J Group
- P.O. Box 1220
Locust Grove, VA
- Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
- Tel.: (312) 424-6843
- ISPCAN (International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse)
- 401 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago IL 60611
Tel.: (312) 644-6610; fax: (312) 321-6869;
- Mandatory Reporting
of Child Abuse and Neglect
- A summary of the important features of statutes mandating
persons to report child abuse and neglect. References to statutes, articles and resources
in all 50 states.
- National Center for the Prevention and Treatment of
Child Abuse and Neglect - C. Henry Kempe
- 1205 Oneida Street
Denver, Colorado 80220
Tel.: (303) 321-3963; fax: (303) 329-3523;
Committee to Prevent Child Abuse
- 332 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel.: (312) 663-3520; fax: (312) 939-8962
Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect
- The mission of the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and
Neglect is to facilitate the secondary analysis of research data relevant to the study of
child abuse and neglect.
The Archive's primary activity is the acquisition, preservation, and dissemination of
high-quality data sets related to the study of child abuse and neglect.
Their Web site provides a listing and brief description of all the studies in the Archive
along with ordering information. Information on Archive publications and upcoming training
institutes and workshops is also offered.
- Department of Health
and Human Services
- The principal Federal agency for protecting the health of
and providing fundamental services for Americans. The Department is responsible for
operating 300 programs, which are administered by 11 divisions. Among these divisions is
the Administration for Children and Families.
- Administration for
Children and Families (ACF)
- The Department of Health and Human Services agency that
brings together the broad range of Federal programs and services that address the needs of
children and families.
- The Children's Bureau is the oldest Federal agency
specifically charged with the responsibility of looking after the well-being of the
Nation's children. The Bureau helps the States to deliver child welfare services, such as
the protection of children and the strengthening of families (child protective services),
family preservation and support, foster care, adoption, and independent living.
- Advocates improving services for people who are homeless.
- Reuniting missing person with thier families.
- Site includes:
- FREE online "Ask the Detective" resource, (written
by professional PI's).
- FREE online "Bridges to Reconciliation" resource, (written by social
workers and other professionals).
- An Online support group for the families of missing adults.
- Links to homeless shelters and other resources for homeless people and service
- Links to online search databases and other resources.
- Links to police departments, morgues and other resources.
- Links to the President and Congress.
- Links to resources on alcoholism and drug abuse.
- Links to resources and information on cult involvement.
- Links to resources and information on gender identity.
- Links to resources and information on mental illness
- Missing Children Web Page
- Search the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's (NCMEC) database
of current missing children cases and view images of missing children.
Their Missing Children Forum aids in finding missing and exploited children, supporting
families whose children are missing, and offering child safety assistance.
- The Missing and Exploited
- Coordinates activities under the Missing Children's Assistance Act concerning
missing and exploited children, including preventing abductions, investigating the
exploitation of children, locating missing children and reuniting them with their
families, and addressing the psychological impact of abduction on the child and the
Legal Reference for Youth
- National Criminal
Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
- Justice Information Center (JIC): a collection of
clearinghouses providing information on criminal and juvenile justice issues.
The categories offered are : Corrections, Courts, Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice
Statistics, Drugs and Crime, International, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement, Research
and Evaluation, and Victims. In addition, JIC offers"New This Week" and
"Current Highlights" pages.
- PAVNET Online
- Pavnet Online is an interagency, electronic resource on the
Internet created to provide information about effective violence prevention initiatives.
This "virtual library" on violence and youth at risk is designed to give States
and local communities a single searchable resource for relevant data from seven Federal