Funding Child Protection and Child Abuse Treatment Services
Resources address ways to locate and manage funding for child protection and child abuse treatment services, including State and local examples.
The Cost of Child Abuse
Children's Hospitals Today, 2004
Describes reimbursements to hospitals for costs of medical services provided to maltreated children, and highlights partnerships some children's hospitals have forged to fund child abuse prevention and treatment services.
Financing Medically-Oriented Child Protection Teams in the Age of Managed Health Care: A National Survey
Giardino, Montoya, & Leventhal
Child Abuse and Neglect, 28(1), 2004
Explores financial aspects of medically oriented child protection teams: staffing, funding sources, reimbursement, budgeting, perceived impact of managed health care, and perception of funding stability.
Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Child Traumatic Stress and Other Trauma-Focused Initiatives (PDF - 4240 KB)
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (2006)
Describes 69 Federal funding sources that can be used to provide services and support to children and adolescents exposed to trauma, and to support a range of intervention approaches to better meet the needs of this population.
Funding of Child Abuse Evaluations: Survey of Child Abuse Evaluation Programs
Kairys, Ricci, & Finkel
Child Maltreatment, 11(2), 2006
Presents information on the fiscal management and reimbursement of 75 child abuse evaluation programs, and highlights innovative approaches to increase and stabilize funding.
Funding the Work: Community Efforts to End Domestic Violence and Child Abuse (PDF - 144 KB)
Trujillo & Test (2003)
Describes sources of funding for community programs to prevent the co-occurring problems of domestic violence and child abuse, including grants through Federal, State, and local governments and private organizations.
State and local examples
Federal Funds for Texas CPS (PDF - 78 KB)
Center for Public Policy Priorities (2007) Outlines Texas's use of Federal funding sources for child protection and compares its usage levels to other States.
Mandated Medical Expert Review for All Chicago Children (PDF - 82 KB)
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (2004)
Describes how a group of Illinois hospitals collaborated to create and secure funding for a multidisciplinary consortium for pediatric education and evaluation.