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  • 1.Psychologists Available to Discuss Child Abuse Prevention
    Psychologists who work with children and parents can explain why abuse occurs, its immediate and long-term effects on children and ways to prevent it.
    Press Release (March 2014)
  • 2.E-card: April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
    Help families and communities raise children without violence.
    Web Page (January 2012)
  • 3.Understanding and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
    The Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect or child maltreatment as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm.
    Fact Sheet
  • 4.Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters
    Guidelines on how to evaluate children and adolescents in a child protection or child abuse case including information on bias, legal consequences, professional competence and records.
    Guidelines (January 2013)
  • 5.Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)
    APA staff worked closely with expert members to develop recommendations for the upcoming reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, covering neglect, children with disabilities, cultural competence and interagency collaboration.
    Web Page
  • 6.132: Developmentally Appropriate Investigative Interviewing of Suspected Child Abuse Victims
    In this intermediate workshop, participants will discuss a more nuanced understanding of how children’s memory and communicative skills, social awareness and orientation affect their ability to describe past experiences, including those involving abuse. Skillful interviewers can help children function more informatively.
    Continuing Education Program (August 2014)
  • 7.Public Interest E-Card
    The Public Interest Directorate has free e-cards (electronic greeting cards). These e-cards are designed to encourage mental health, human welfare and social justice, or celebrate an observance.
  • 8.Protecting Our Children From Abuse and Neglect
    Understanding why adults abuse children, examples of physical and sexual child abuse and neglect, knowing how to spot the warning signs of abuse and neglect, what can happen to abused or neglected children, how to stop abuse and neglect, where to go for help and more.
    Web Page
  • 9.Psychological Issues Related to Child Abuse and Neglect
    APA's initiative to address child maltreatment and apply the science and profession of psychology to implementation of a national strategy for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
  • 10.APA Expresses Concern Over Potential Cuts to Critical Programs
    APA letter to Congress addressing concern of the proposed elimination of the Social Services Block Grant, which is a major funder for state and local child abuse prevention services, child protective services and also supplements adoption and foster care services, senior services, mental health services and services to people with disabilities.
    Letter (April 2012)
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