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    CNN - Abused Children Fall Through Bureaucratic Cracks - In 40 percent of child abuse cases nationwide, the threat was already known to the child welfare system, but it failed to protect the victims.

    American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children - Addresses all facets of the professional response to child maltreatment: prevention, assessment, intervention, and treatment.

    Unheard Cries - The plight of a family members efforts to support the removal of two young children from the neglectful conditions of their home.

    At - This newsletter issue provides links to child abuse information, treatment and prevention resources.

    Child Abuse: Statistics, Research, and Resources - Resources on child abuse, including statistics from the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia; recommended books and web sites for survivors and caregivers; discussions of the nature of child abuse statistics; and helpful tools for understanding how child abuse can lead to psychological harm.

    Martial Arts Abuse Center - Promotes quality, safe martial arts instruction by helping parents avoid the abuses that can occur. Find resources and support in finding the right instructor and the right schools for your children to learn the arts.

    Child Abuse and Fatality Resource Guide - Information represents an effort to aid professionals and interested parties in conducting investigations into the deaths and abuse of children.

    National Data Archive - A U.S. child abuse and neglect data archive serving researchers performing secondary analysis with statistical software.

    Save Our Children - Dedicated to increasing awareness about child abuse, missing and abducted children, and survivors of child abuse.

    Robert's Page For Child Abuse Awareness - A web page to promote awareness of child abuse.

    Child Abuse - Definitions of child abuse and neglect, warning signs of an abused child or abusive parent, and a US toll-free reporting hotline.

    Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse - Electronic Clearinghouse providing links, facts sheets and resources related to child abuse.

    Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect - Published by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, this issue of The Future of Children provides abstracts to a number of articles related to the issues child abuse and neglect, child protective services, family-centered services, foster care and kinship care and child welfare reform.

    Child Abuse Referral and Education - A summary of concepts for the diagnosis, investigation, and reporting of suspected Child Abuse. Includes radiologic imaging and references.

    Children Are Worth Saving - Community out-reach program shares information that is educational and eye opening.

    Child Abuse - Online newsletter provides information on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of child abuse.

    Child Maltreatment and Substance Abuse - Discussion Paper Number 2 Spring 1996 - By Adam M. Tomison

    Emotional Abuse Scars - Emotional abuse of children can lead, in adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged sense of self and an inability to truly bond with others.

    Law Enforcement Response to Child Abuse - This guide arms law enforcement professionals with the information needed to ensure consistency in their investigation of child abuse.

    You Carry the Cure In Your Own Heart - Emotional abuse of children can lead, in adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged sense of self and an inability to truly bond with others. Butif it happened to youthere is a way out.

    Child Abuse Reported to the Police - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention report in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) forma, 1997.

    The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children - Article describing impact of domestic violence on children and options for helping kids deal with the impact of family violence.

    People Helping Abused Children Together - Site designed to help children of abuse and change laws regarding abuse victims and perpetrators.

    Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse (RE9204) - American Academy of Pediatrics, Volume 87, Number 2 p 262-264, Policy Statement regarding the use of imaging examinations in cases of child abuse and neglect.

    Childabusenews - Devoted to empowering survivors of sexual, physical, and emotional child abuse, incest, and domestic violence. Grassroots activism, free newsletter, preventive and educational resources.

    Terrell Peterson Articles - Terrell's death by starvation and beating is the basis for a lawsuit against the state of Georgia. As seen on 60 minutes and in the New York Times.

    Representing A Child in Abuse and Neglect Cases - American Bar Association Standards of Practice For Lawyers.

    Almanac of Policy Issues: Child Abuse - Find articles, information and links related to child abuse in America.

    Child Victims and the Criminal Justice System - Comprehensive Canadian site detailing best practices for dealing with child victims, including management of testimony and sentencing recommendations for perpetrators.

    Psychological Abuse in the Classroom - From Kossor Education Newsletter - Issue #9. Discusses the issue of psychological abuse of children in the school environment.

    National Foundation for Abused and Neglected Children - A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the administration of juvenile justice, research into the incidence, cause, and the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

    Child Abuse in religious cults & sects. - About religious Cults & Sects regarding brainwashing, thought control & mind control techniques. Jonestown, Waco etc. Cult recruitment of youth & college students. An archive & referral service.

    Child Abuse - Legal Issues - guide provides resources in many legal aspects of sexual abuse cases.

    Choosing and Using Child Victimization Questionnaires" (NCJ 186027) - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Report in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.

    The Horror of New Bethany - This is an account of the tragedies that took place with this placement program. There are links to police reports and news reports recounting the events. When a parent places their child in the care of New Bethany it is for one year. Most of the children have had problems with truancy or other bad behavior and the parents become convinced by Mack and Thelma Ford that New Bethany is loving facility of reform.

    Domestic Violence - Case planning issues where domestic violence occurs in the context of child protection is a report written by Dr. Cathy Humphreys at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England.

    Child Custody - Psychological Abuse - SB 26, State of Georgia - Bill introduced in 1999 to allow or reduced or supervisitation when psychlogical abuse of children is substantiated.

    Professional Toolkit, Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati - The Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati Child Abuse Team provides tools for healthcare and law enforcement professionals.

    ABA: Child Law Practice - Informational Journal in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Contains Tips for Representing Teen Clients and Tips for Caseworkers on Testifying in Court

    Child Abuse in Children - Pediatrician's view of child abuse. Notes the signs of possible abuse.

    Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (1993) - National Academy Press - Online Book

    Never, Ever Hurt a Child! - Includes types and signs of child abuse, how and when to report (including hotline numbers), true abuse stories, info on "Never Hurt a Child" T-shirt campaign, and more.

    The Victoria Climbie Inquiry - The independent, statutory inquiry set up to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of Victoria Climbie and to recommend action to prevent such a tragedy happening again.

    Circle Of Angels - Dedicated to honoring and supporting children and senior citizens by providing information and supporting individuals and groups working to stop all forms of abuse, exploitation, and abduction.

    Past, Present and Future Roles of Child Protective Services - Adobe Acrobat Format Document (PDF). From Journal: Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect

    Child Neglect: A Guide For Intervention - National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    From Darkness To Light - A primary prevention program aimed at reducing the incidence of child sexual abuse by increasing public awarenss of the prevalence and consequences of the problem. Based in Charleston, SC.

    Peper Harow Foundation - Children's charity providing residential care, support and education for abused, neglested and deprived children. Includes current projects, fundraising and news.

    NACC Site Map - National Association of Counsel for Children - Access any of the NACC web site - About the NACC, Child Advocacy Training, Children and the Law - Child Abuse and Neglect, Public Policy & Legislation, and more

    The Children's Quilt Project - Participate in the assembly, either by a quilt patch of your own or a donation of cloth or money. This quilt offers a voice to the many abused and neglected children that are advocated for.

    AMA (Violence) Child Maltreatment - Guidelines and information for physicians in diagnosing and intervening in child maltreatment.

    Publications - National Child Protection Clearinghouse (Australia) - Publications from the National Clearinghouse on Child Protection include issues papers, discussion papers and a newsletter on topics relevant to the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

    Children's Medical Assessment Center - Interpersonal Violence Resource Center - Providing immediate, compassionate,objective child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault evaluations. Training for forensic nurse examiners. Charleston, SC

    Child Maltreatment - All Forms of Child Abuse and Neglect - Child maltreatment is the term used to describe child abuse and neglect and encompasses physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and emotional abuse. (National Association of Counsel for Children)

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