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Internet Resources

Listed below are websites that may be of interest. Please note that website links change over time. We recommend pasting the first part of the web address in your browser to navigate to the site if the link below does not work properly.

Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR), formerly the Family Life Development Center (FLDC) located at Cornell University, is an interdisciplinary unit of the College of Human Ecology. The center promotes strategies that parents, mentors, service providers, policy makers, and researchers can use to prevent family violence, enhance youth development, and build stronger communities. https://www.bctr.cornell.edu/

Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) is the oldest and largest national non-profit organization developing and promoting policies and programs to protect America's children and strengthen families. CWLA's 1,000 plus public and private non-profit member agencies serve 3 million abused and neglected children and their families each year. http://www.cwla.org

Child Abuse Prevention Network is a National Collaborative Project, with Special Private Access Services for Members. http://child-abuse.com

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information is a key access point for information resources on child abuse and neglect in the USA. The Clearinghouse is a national resource for professionals seeking information on the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect and related child welfare issues.https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/can/

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect is the central data archive for researchers in child abuse and neglect in the USA. It partners with the RCCP in providing Internet working skills for child abuse prevention. http://www.ndacan.cornell.edu

The Kempe Center is a strategic partner with Cornell's Child Abuse Prevention Network in building special Internet resources for solving problems in the field of child maltreatment. http://www.kempecenter.org

National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) is the Kempe Center's affiliate organization. http://www.naccchildlaw.org

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law Key collaborate with Cornell's Child Abuse Prevention Network in building special Internet resources for legal problems in the field of child maltreatment. http://www.abanet.org/child

Prevent Child Abuse America is the focal point of the prevention agenda in the USA. An early leader – and the first national collaborator with Cornell – in using computer networking to support child abuse prevention. http://www.childabuse.org

Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is a major innovator in using prevention as an institutional focus in child abuse prevention. Cornell helped to build resources for FAP's marketing of its prevention agenda. http://child-abuse.com/army/army.html

American Humane Association through its Children's Division, has worked for over a century to help improve and enhance public child welfare systems and private child-focused agencies in their responses to the plight of abused and neglected children. http://www.americanhumane.org/children/

National Children's Advocacy Center in Huntsville, Alabama, focuses on prevention and treatment options for physically and sexually abused children and their families, using a child-centered, family-focused approach. http://www.nationalcac.org

Exchange Club of North Carolina – Stop Child Abuse Now provides information about child abuse, programs on how to parent, and support for the long established "parent aide" approach to serving families where child maltreatment is a problem. http://www.exchangescan.org

The Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) is a part of the Children's Bureau in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It funds the National Clearinghouse, the National Data Archive, and other important resources for improving state responses to child abuse and neglect, and for demonstrating leading edge program models and research efforts on child abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/focus-areas/child-abuse-neglect

The Family Research Laboratory (FRL) is an independent research unit at the University of New Hampshire devoted to the study of family problems. They sponsor an annual Family Violence Research Conference in early summer. The laboratory was founded in 1975. http://www.unh.edu/frl/frlbroch.htm

CASAnet is a resource for Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and Guardian ad Litem (GAL) programs, volunteers and professionals in their work with abused and neglected children. CASAnet is a service of the National CASA Association. http://www.casaforchildren.org/site/c.mtJSJ7MPIsE/b.5301295/k.BE9A/Home.htm

LifeNET (Home Page for the Corporate Partners of the Child Abuse Prevention Network) http://child-abuse.com/ecinfo/lifehome.html

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is a Commonwealth statutory authority established in 1980 to promote the identification and understanding of factors affecting marital and family stability in Australia. https://aifs.gov.au/

National Child Protection Clearinghouse (Australia) is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services under the auspices of the National Child Protection Council as part of the National Strategy for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. https://aifs.gov.au/