Organizations Providing Information on Child Fatalities
Series: Related Organizations Lists
Author(s): Child Welfare Information Gateway
Organizations that provide information on child fatalities. If you are aware of any others, please contact Child Welfare Information Gateway at OrganizationUpdates@childwelfare.gov. Inclusion on this list is for information purposes and does not constitute an endorsement by Child Welfare Information Gateway or the Children's Bureau.
American SIDS Institute
528 Raven Way
Naples, Florida 34110
Phone: (239) 431-5425
Fax: (239) 431-5536
The American SIDS Institute is a national nonprofit health care organization. The Institute is dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death and the promotion of infant health through an aggressive, comprehensive nationwide program of research, education and family support.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
330 C Street, S.W
Washington, District of Columbia 20201
Toll-Free: (800) 394-3366
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects professionals and the general public to information and resources targeted to the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.
A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to programs, research, laws and policies, training resources, statistics, and much more.
Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF)
1800 F Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20405
Phone: (202) 205-2900
The mission of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) was to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities across the country resulting from child abuse and neglect.
Every Child Matters Education Fund
1023 15th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Phone: (202) 223-8177
Fax: (202) 223-8499
By employing systematic public education campaigns, Every Child Matters Education Fund provides opportunities for focusing public attention on children’s issues including the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The Every Child Matters Education Fund works with children's organizations and volunteers to conduct campaigns of public opinion polling, press outreach, and community and voter outreach. Links to individual State activities are provided.
National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths
1825 K St NW
Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20005
Fax: (517) 324-7365
The National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths is a resource center that promotes supports and enhances methodologies to improve death investigations, forensics and services to families. It helps States and communities develop strategies to prevent deaths and serious injuries to children. The Center provides expertise across a broad spectrum of child health and injuries, including infant mortality, SIDS, unintentional injuries, and violence. Other services offered by the Center include the following:
- Consultation and trainings at the State, National, and community level;
- Manages the web-based National Child Death Review Case reporting system, a database of comprehensive information on the circumstances involved in individual child deaths and compiled by local and State child death review teams;
- Provides national leadership in building public and private partnerships to incorporate findings from local and State death reviews into policy and program efforts that improve child health and safety.
The Center is operated by the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI), a non-profit dedicated to improving community health through collaboration and the use of state-of-the-art community health practices.
National Center on Child Fatality Review
4024 Durfee Avenue
El Monte, California 91732
Phone: (626) 455-4585
Fax: (626) 444-4851
The mission of the National Center on Child Fatality Review is to develop and promote a nationwide system of Child Fatality Review Teams to improve the health and well-being of children and reduce preventable child fatalities. The Center coordinates and disseminates information about teams and projects, addressing child death, and child death review. NCFR also provides training and technical assistance to local, State, regional, and national projects and teams that address child abuse fatalities and provides data models for systems management. The Center's major focus is improving child safety through the promotion of effective risk assessment, accountability, and the sharing of information on severe and fatal child abuse and neglect.
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
1433 North Highway 1075 West
Farmington, Utah 84025
Phone: (801) 447-9360
Fax: (801) 447-9364
General Scope: The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS) offers information on shaken baby syndrome, shaken baby syndrome prevention programs, and training for professionals and parents nationwide.
Training Specific: The Online Training Center contains three training modules: the Period of PURPLE Crying® program overview, Basic Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS/AHT) education, and Intermediate Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS/AHT) education.