child-abuse-preventionAbuse Prevention and Advocacy

Prevent Child Abuse America
An advocacy and fund raising organization devoted to protecting children.  See also Position Statements on bullying, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse prevention.

American Humane Association: Children
The classic advocacy group for those who can’t speak for themselves. This is a standard in abuse prevention.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
This site provides access to information and tools that promote the well-being of children, youth, and families.

Child Help
A national organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
THe NSPCC is an organization from the UK that offers support lines, advocacy, and support for a variety of issues related to ending child abuse in all forms.


Dealing with Bullies
An article about bullying written for kids.

Medline plus article defining bullying and leading to more information about bullying.

Bullying: help your child handle a school bully
Mayo Clinic article about dealing with bullies at school.

NCES Stats and Reports on Bullying
The National Center for Education stats on bullying prevalence in schools.  See also the NCES Student Report on Bullying and Cyber-bullying 2015

Stop Cyber-bullying
An organization dedicated to the prevention of cyber-bullying. Provides advocacy, definitions and games designed to end cyber-bullying.

Cyber-bullying Research Center
This web site serves as a clearinghouse of information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology. It is intended to be a resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counselors, and others who work with youth.

Healthy Families

Healthy Families America
An organization that supports the American family as a way to prevent child abuse.

Harvard Family Research Project
Harvard University discusses how and why family visitations can help prevent child abuse.


Child Welfare Information Gateway
Information about how community and environmental factors such as poverty and unemployment can contribute to an increased risk of child maltreatment.

Child Stats
US Governtment web information covering statistics about children and poverty.

Physical Abuse

NY Times Health Guide – Child Abuse – Physical
NY Times guide to information on the problem of physical abuse of children.

Emotional Abuse

NY Times Health Guide – Child Abuse – Neglect and Psychological Abuse
NY Times guide to information on the problem of the neglect and psychological abuse of children.

Sexual Abuse

NY Times Health Guide –  Child Abuse – Sexual
NY Times guide to information on the problem of sexual abuse of children.