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Emerging Practices in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
Thomas, D., Leicht, C., Hughes, C., Madigan, A., Dowell, K.|
|Year Published: 2003|
Published as a component of the Child Abuse Prevention Initiative administered by the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, this study identifies best practices in the field of child abuse prevention. Exemplary prevention programs were nominated for the project and reviewed by an advisory group of experts. Three programs were accepted as effective, seven programs were considered to be innovative, and 12 were recognized as having noteworthy aspects. The organizations focused on family relationships, parenting, emergency care, assessment, and assault protection. The report provides an overview of child abuse prevention and describes each of the selected programs. Numerous references.
Table of Contents
1 - Introduction