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Child Abuse and Neglect

This guide discusses the various types of child abuse and how abuse affects children and families. It was designed to assist those doing research on this topic.

Websites

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Child Maltreatment

CDC's research and programs work to understand the problem of child maltreatment and prevent it before it begins.

 CHILDHELP

A non-profit charity aiding victims of child abuse.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the general public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

The Division of Children and Family Services is responsible for the state’s child welfare, juvenile services, and economic assistance programs through
offices located across the state.

Prevent Child Abuse America

Works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide.