Suicide Looms Large in Minds of Many Foster Youth

The suicide of any child is a tragedy, but studies show children in foster care are four times more likely than other children to attempt to take their own lives. Suicide risk is correlated with depression, lack of social support … Read More

Child Maltreatment Data Tool

Child Maltreatment Data Available Online The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has launched an online access tool of national data gathered from the Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4): Report to Congress. The NIS-4 data, collected in … 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

Child Abuse Deaths Rise – Child Maltreatment Report 2016

New data: child abuse deaths rise, notably in Texas, Indiana Associated Press – February 02, 2018 According to a report released this week by the Department of Health and Human Services, there were 1,700 fatalities resulting from child maltreatment reported … 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

Toolkit on Mapping Legal, Health and Social Services Responses to Child Maltreatment

Toolkit on Mapping Legal, Health and Social Services Responses to Child Maltreatment.Jud, Andreas. Jones, Lisa M. Mikton, Christopher. Finkelhor, David. Kruger, Paul. Et al.World Health Organization. Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Crimes Against Children Research Center.2015 Link to … Read More

Report guides pediatricians in care of maltreated children, including pharmacotherapy

Children and adolescents who have experienced maltreatment can struggle even after they are physically safe. They might be bothered by memories of traumatic experiences or impacted by secondary adversities common among those who experience maltreatment. Add changes in relationships and … 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