About Child Abuse and Neglect

Identification and distribution of literature, studies and multi-discipline research focused on preventing child abuse and building strong families is one of the most important services The Family Tree offers to our partners, citizens, and professionals who work with families and children.
  • The Latest on Outcomes from Spanking
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  • Plain Talk about Spanking
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  • Child Trauma Informed Care Tips for Parents, Caregivers, et al
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  • ACE Study, The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy
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  • The State of America's Children - 2010 - Children's Defense Fund
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  • Child Maltreatment - 2010 - Children's Bureau Summary
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  • Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, 2009 - Statistics and Interventions
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  • How the Child Welfare System Works
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  • Child Welfare in Maryland - Children's Defense Fund Stats, Jan. 2010
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  • A Guide for What to Expect if You are Being Prosecuted for Abuse and/or Neglect
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  • A Proven Return on Investment: Economists and the Business Community Advance a Birth to Five Policy Agenda
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  • Early Influence on Brain Architecture/Development
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  • Developmental Status & Early Intervention Service Needs of Maltreated Children, Health and Human Services
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  • Childhood Trauma
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  • Arizona Office of the Auditor General, Division of Children, Youth & Families: The Child Removal Process
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  • The Total Estimated Cost of Child Abuse
    • In the United States
      Time for Reform – Investing in Prevention: Keeping children safe at home
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    • In Maryland
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  • Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
  • Reframing Child Abuse and Neglect, Prevent Child Abuse America
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  • Bridging Two Worlds: Youth Involved in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems
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  • Impending Danger and the Cultural Context (Action Child Protection)
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  • The Investigative Windows of Opportunity: The Vital Link to Corroboration in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
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  • Federal Agencies Responsible for Implementing Programs Affecting Infants & Toddlers
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  • An Ecological Analysis of Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure: Considerations for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
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  • Child Abuse, Confidentiality and HIPPA
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  • Centerpiece: The Newsletter of the National Child Protection Training Center
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  • History of Childhood Maltreatment Linked to Higher Rates of Unemployment, Poverty
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