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Parenting the Sexually Abused Child

Defines sexual abuse and signs of sexual abuse in children; discusses variety of impacts and addresses the issue of juvenile sex offenders; information parents should know when adopting.... [more]

What Do We Know About the Effectiveness of Prevention?

There are principal areas where research on maltreatment prevention are most concentrated: home visitation programs, parent education programs, and school-based programs for the prevention of child sexual abuse.... [more]

How to Protect Your Children from Sexual Predators

Child molesters are very similar to the average American male in most ways. They are married, educated, employed and as religious as the general American male population.... [more]

State Liaison Officers for Child Abuse and Neglect

As the Federal agency with responsibility for helping States to improve the well being of children and youth, we are very concerned about their health and safety. We do not, however, have th... [more]

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) Issues: Child Abuse

Americans have become increasingly aware of this problem and major efforts have been undertaken to protect children.... [more]

Health Tips:

Discussion of the different types of child abuse with suggestions for ways to prevent it from happening.... [more]

Breaking the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Juvenile Delinquency

Discussion of the connections between childhood abuse and children growing up to victimize others.... [more]

Substance Abuse and Child Abuse

Legislation addresses the need for services for families afflicted with both substance and child abuse. Services are necessary to keep children safe and keep families together.... [more]

When Should Teachers Report Abuse?

Child abuse reporting for educators following guidelines of child abuse investigation.... [more]

Pediatricians Urged - Stay Alert to Link Between Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Research urges pediatricians to watch for links between child abuse and domestic violence.... [more]

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