• April 2002
  • Vol. 3, No. 3

Spotlight on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  • April 2002 is Child Abuse Prevention Month
    April has been designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month by presidential proclamation since 1983. This year's theme, "Cherish Our Children—Strengthen America's Families," was chosen by the...

  • April 30 Designated as Day for Non-Violent Discipline
    Parents, guardians, caregivers, and teachers are asked to refrain from hitting children on April 30. The fifth annual SpankOut Day USA is sponsored by EPOCH-USA (End Physical Punishment of...

  • New Packet from Prevent Child Abuse America Aids Prevention Efforts
    Spread the message about child abuse prevention during April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and all year with the newest packet from Prevent Child Abuse America. Target Stores funded its...

  • New Website Disseminates Information on National Child Abuse and Neglect Conferences
    The Children's Bureau and its Office on Child Abuse and Neglect are pleased to announce that information about the 13th and 14th National Conferences on Child Abuse and Neglect is now available on...

  • Organizations Concerned with Child Maltreatment, Family Violence Lauded by Magazine
    In December 2001, "Worth Magazine" published a list of what it considers to be the best human services charities. Included in that list are four organizations of special interest to readers of...

  • Study Examines Spanking Among Minnesota Parents
    Parents who stop physically punishing their children and employ alternative methods of discipline, such as nurturing and teaching, are rewarded with children who become less aggressive and...