• April 2017
  • Vol. 18, No. 2

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month's CBX spotlight features an article on the dental and oral aspects of child maltreatment, recommendations for maintaining a strong and professional child protective services workforce, maltreatment estimates within U.S. military families, and Tribal prevention programs, as well as other resources to help professionals prevent child abuse and neglect.

  • April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    Every April, the Children's Bureau observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month to raise public awareness of child abuse and neglect, recommit efforts and resources aimed at protecting children...

  • Oral and Dental Aspects of Child Maltreatment
    The oral and dental aspects of child maltreatment are the focus of a 2016 report from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and the American Academy of Pediatric...

  • Texas CPS Workforce Analysis and Recommendations
    Between 2001 and 2015, a total of 3,078 children died as a result of abuse and/or neglect in the State of Texas, and approximately half of those fatalities involved families that had current or...

  • Estimation of Maltreatment in Army Families
    According to a recent study of the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP), which is the agency responsible for providing services to soldiers' families and ensuring child safety, current...

  • Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs Support Tribal Prevention Efforts
    The Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) program, which was established by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Amendments of 1996, is a key piece of Federal legislation that...