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Other Resources

Other Associations and Journals


Sources for Additional Information

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
The National Center has a mission to educate and train parents and professionals, and to conduct research that will prevent the shaking and abuse of infants in the United States.
Contact: 801-627-3399 Don't Shake

Institute for Human Services (IHS)/North American Resource Center for Child Welfare (NARCCW)
NARCCW is an umbrella organization working to achieve best practices in child welfare.

The Family Preservation Institute (FPI)
The Institutes mission is to serve as a national center for the development and dissemination of Family Preservation knowledge and skills.
Contact: 505.646.7567 Email or Web site

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)

International Association of Forensic Nurses
International Association of Forensic Nurses Professional organization of registered nurses formed exclusively to develop, promote, and disseminate information about forensic nursing.

The Office for Victims of Crime Training Calendar
Provides victim service professionals with tools to build their technical skills and enhance their knowledge of victim service issues.

The National Exchange Club Foundation
Provides information on physical child abuse, sexual child abuse, neglect, Shaken Baby Syndrome, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect, provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

Kempe Children's Center
Provides information for parents and other consumers regarding child abuse.

Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Provides resources to promote the health and well-being of abused and traumatized children and their families.

Children's Defense Fund
Provides information is also available on infant mortality rates, prenatal care, low birth weight, teenage

Child Welfare League of America
Provides information on child advocacy, statistics on abuse and neglect, foster care, and child welfare.

National Children's Alliance

National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is the national association and accrediting body for Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs). A Children’s Advocacy Center is a child-friendly facility in which law enforcement, child protection, prosecution, mental health, medical and victim advocacy professionals work together to investigate abuse, help children heal from abuse, and hold offenders accountable.


National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)
Acquires and disseminates micro data (not statistics or reports) from federally funded or voluntarily contributed research projects all over the U.S. The Archive also distributes the data from significant national data collection efforts such as the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, and the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Provides a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Improves the effectiveness of the nation's juvenile courts.

The Safer Society Foundation

Stop it Now! offers communities the hope and tools they need to prevent sexual abuse before a child is harmed.

Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute
The Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute is a national, scene-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse through research and education.

Child Custody Law is an exclusive legal website dedicated to educating the public on Child Custody and guiding the public to legal representation in your area. The information provided on Child Custody Law is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues commonly encountered

NSPPC Inform: The online child protection resource.
The UK's only free, online, specialized child protection resource for practitioners, researchers, trainers, policy-makers and other professionals working to protect children. Over 30,000 child protection related references.

Foster Care Associates
FCA provide the opportunity for even the most challenging children in our care to achieve their full potential and to live fulfilling lives in the community.

The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is a comprehensive center dealing with all aspects of violence, abuse and trauma. IVAT interfaces with Alliant International Univerity's academic schools and centers, which provide educational training. Through focus on key collaborations, IVAT bridges gaps and helps to improve current systems of care on a local, national, and global level.

WWSF Women's World Summit Foundation is a Swiss Foundation and international NGO with UN consultative status. It offers on a yearly basis thanks to the World Days and Prize Awards it created over the past 10 years, recognition and visibility for rural women's development projects and for child rights organizations that focus on child abuse prevention activities. WWSF also offers training sessions and participates in numerous UN/INGO working groups.
Secretariat : 11 Avenue de la Paix, Ch-1202 Geneva P.O.Box 2001, 1211 Geneva 1, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 22 738.66.19 / Fax +41 (0) 22 738.82.48
Email: / Web:

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
ISTSS is an international multidisciplinary, professional membership organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about severe stress and trauma. This knowledge includes understanding the scope and consequences of traumatic exposure, preventing traumatic events and ameliorating their consequences, and advocating for the field of traumatic stress.
Contact: 847.482.9028 E-mail: or Web site:

Parents for Megan's Law
Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center (PFML/CVC) provides national Helpline community support and assistance on issues related to Megan’s Law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention.

National Fatherhood Initiative
National Fatherhood Initiative;s mission is to improve the well being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers. We accomplish our mission through, educating, equipping and engaging. For more information contact 301.948.0599 or

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