Child Neglect

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

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Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse Considerations During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Americans are required to stay home to protect themselves and their communities. However, the home may not be safe for many families who experience domestic violence, which may include both intimate partners and children. COVID-19 … 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

My Community Cares: A Multitiered, Multidisciplinary, and Neighborhood-Driven Approach to Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Written by the Honorable John C. Davidson, 9th Judicial District Court, Alexandria, LA, and Michelle Gros, J.D., special projects coordinator, Pelican Center for Children and Families and Louisiana Court Improvement Program Parents with lived experience with the child welfare system … Read More

25th edition of the Child Maltreatment Report

Child abuse, neglect data released HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released the 25th edition of the Child Maltreatment Report, which analyzes data collected by state child protective services (CPS) agencies.  The report shows an increase from Fiscal Year 2013 … Read More

Research Points to Transmission of Neglectful Child Abuse Through Generations

Research Points to Transmission of Neglectful Child Abuse Through GenerationsChronicle of Social Change – May 30, 2016Wilson pulls together research from a new wave of scholarship over the last 10-15 years about how neglect can span multiple generations, and stem … Read More

Child Neglect: A Guide for Prevention, Assessment and Intervention

This manual, Child Neglect: A Guide for Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention, covers neglect’s definition, causes, impact, and prevention and intervention strategies in more detail. It also builds on both of the earlier manuals, reiterates some of their most important points, … Read More

Solution-Based Casework (September 2013)

New NRCPFC Evidence-Based Practice Overview: Solution-Based Casework The NRCPFC has recently added a new evidence-based practice (EBP) overview on Solution-Based Casework to our Evidence-Based Practice Micro-site. Solution-Based Casework is an approach to assessment, case planning, and ongoing casework aimed at children experiencing … 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

Child Maltreatment 2018

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2018. CLICK HERE