Child Abuse Prevention

Five Ways to Serve Youth Through the Family First Prevention Services Act

A recent brief from the Center for the Study of Social Policy details five opportunities within the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) of 2018 for states to build a prevention continuum that focuses on healthy adolescent development. The brief also aims … Read More

Family First Prevention Services Act Website

Signed into law on February 9, 2018, as a part of the Bipartisan Budget Act (HR. 1892), Family First includes long-overdue historic reforms to help keep children safely with their families and avoid the traumatic experience of entering foster care. In … Read More

Race Equity Within Our Prevention Work

Hear Children’s Bureau Associate Commissioner Aysha Schomburg’s vision for the Children’s Bureau’s child maltreatment prevention agenda. Practitioners at the national, state, and local level discuss how we can concretely bring a race equity lens to our prevention work. Aysha E. … Read More

Parent & Practitioner Newsletter – Summer 2020

The FRIENDS National Center for CBCAP is excited to share the latest edition of the Parents & Practitioners Summer 2020 Newsletter. The theme of this edition is preventing child neglect and the newsletter is available in both English and Spanish. … Read More

CBCAP 101: Intro to Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs

The Safe Start Center, ABA Center on Children and the Law, and the Child and Family Policy Associates recently released a new resource, Victimization and Trauma Experienced by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal Advocates.  In this resource, you’ll find: Information … Read More

Revised and Updated FRIENDS Evaluation Toolkit

Revised and Updated FRIENDS Evaluation Toolkit The FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP), has announced the revision and update of their web-based Evaluation Toolkit.  This toolkit provides a wealth of information on evaluating the outcomes of … Read More

2014 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Resource Guide

2014 Prevention Resource Guide The 2014 Prevention Resource Guide: Making Meaningful Connections is the product of a collaboration among the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, its Child Welfare Information Gateway, the … Read More