Selected National Resources
1. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
AAP is committed to attaining optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The section on child abuse and neglect provides an educational forum for the discussion of problems and treatments relating to child abuse and neglect and its prevention.
2. Safe Kids USA
Safe Kids USA is a nationwide network of organizations working to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability for children ages one to 14. More than 600 coalitions and chapters in all 50 states bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate, provide safety devices to families in need and advocate for better laws to help keep children safe, healthy and out of the emergency room. Safe Kids USA is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations with a mission of preventing unintentional childhood injury.
3. Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America)
PCA America provides leadership to promote and implement national and local prevention efforts.
4. Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare Information Gateway, a service of the Children’s Bureau, promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals, as well as concerned citizens to essential information.
5. Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
CWLA is an association of over 800 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist over 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a wide range of services.