The following list includes organizations with their web site addresses and brief descriptions of the content on their pages.

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway Mandatory
    Reporting Summary of State Laws

    http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide /laws_policies/state/index.cfm

     

  • US Department of Health and Human

    http://www.hhs.gov/

     

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

    http://www.aap.org/

    The page contains information on child health and mental health issues such as autism, obesity, and stress. There is a specific tab for parents, which includes information on children ranging from prenatal and detecting abnormalities to young adult and the transition from high school to college. Contains links to various journals and periodicals for professional education, and information on getting involved with advocating for children.

  • Parents Anonymous

    http://www.parentsanonymous.org/

    The website and program is where parents can find a caring, supportive environment where they can learn new parenting strategies and create long lasting positive changes in their families.

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    http://www.cdc.gov/

    This website provides information about health and safety.

  • Childhelp

    http://www.childhelp.org/

    Founded in 1959 by Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, Childhelp® is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp's approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®,operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp's programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children's advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes; child abuse prevention, education and training; and the National Day of Hope®, part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month every April. Several of Childhelp's programs were firsts, and continue to be studied by professionals worldwide as "models that work." Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson continue to actively lead the organization and provide its vision, serving as Chairman/CEO and President, respectively.

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    http://speakupbesafe.org/store/

    Interested in purchasing Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe products? Need more information about our curriculum? Have general questions? Please visit our website today.

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    https://www.facebook.com/groups/244451355605780/

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  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

    www.missingkids.org

    This organization offers services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children. Pursuant to its mission and its congressional mandates.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Foundation

    http://www.preventchildabuse.com

    On this website, there is information about child abuse and neglect such as statistics and reports. There is information specifically for parents on topics such as shaken baby syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, and abuse. A parent cheat sheet is available, which contains tips for tantrums and putting a child to bed. There is a list of other websites that are centered on children for additional resources such as Prevent Child Abuse America and American Humane.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Network

    http://child-abuse.com

    Topics contained on this website include: how to report child abuse, internet child safety, preventing child abuse, policy and practice and literature. This website is designed for professionals and gives the opportunity to join a professionals' e-mail list. At the top of the page there are links to other organizations that are partners in child abuse prevention.

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway

    http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/whatiscan.cfm

    This website provides the definitions of child abuse on the federal level. There are also links at the bottom of the page for more resources that includes: laws and policies, reporting child abuse and neglect, and preventing child abuse.

  • Family Support America

    http://www.familysupportamerica.org/content/corp_dir/work_fam/work_fam_index.htm

    On this website, there is information on how to prevent child abuse, what signs and symptoms to look for in children and caregivers to recognize abuse, on how to report suspected child abuse.

  • Help Guide

    http://www.helpguide.org/

    This website contains information on a variety of topics including: mental and emotional health, family and relationships, healthy living, and seniors and aging. By clicking on the trauma and abuse tab there is a box for child abuse and neglect. By clicking on this box, there are information on the four kinds of abuse, how to recognize the signs, and hotlines to call in case of suspected abuse. There are articles in addition to the information on the web page that go in greater detail on the previously mentioned topics.

  • Medline Plus

    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childabuse.html

    This website has research on child abuse and neglect, and includes links to information like recognizing child abuse and neglect symptoms, what to know about child abuse, and how to respond to a disclosure of child abuse. There are statistics on child abuse, and information on laws and policy concerning child abuse.

  • Medicine Net

    http://www.medicinenet.com/child_abuse/article.htm

    There are many articles on this website that concern child abuse and neglect such as: the scope of the child abuse problem, the age children are abuse, who abuses children, and what constitutes emotional abuse to name a few.

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