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Preventing child abuse and neglect : a technical package for policy, norm, and programmatic activities
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.). Division of Violence Prevention.
  • Description:
    Acknowledgements -- External Reviewers -- Strengthen Economic Supports for Families -- Change Social Norms to Support Parents and Positive Parenting -- Provide Quality Care and Education Early in Life -- Enhance Parenting Skills to Promote Healthy Child Development -- Intervene to Lessen Harms and Prevent Future Risk -- Sector Involvement -- Monitoring and Evaluation -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix

    This technical package represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help prevent child abuse and neglect. These strategies include strengthening economic supports to families; changing social norms to support parents and positive parenting; providing quality care and education early in life; enhancing parenting skills to promote healthy child development; and intervening to lessen harms and prevent future risk. The strategies represented in this package include those with a focus on preventing child abuse and neglect from happening in the first place as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of child abuse and neglect. These strategies range from a focus on individuals, families, and relationships to broader community and societal change. This range of strategies is needed to better address the interplay between individual-family behavior and broader neighborhood, community, and cultural contexts.

    This package supports CDC’s Essentials for Childhood framework for preventing child abuse and neglect. In particular, it articulates a select set of strategies and specific approaches that can create the context for healthy children and families and prevent child abuse and neglect (Goals 3 and 4 of the framework—see below).

    Commitment, cooperation, and leadership from numerous sectors, including public health, education, justice, health care, social services, business/labor, and government can bring about successful implementation of this package.

    Suggested citation: Fortson, B. L., Klevens, J., Merrick, M. T., Gilbert, L. K., & Alexander, S. P. (2016). Preventing child abuse and neglect: A technical package for policy, norm, and programmatic activities.

    Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control

    and Prevention.

    AK2016

    can-prevention-technical-package.pdf

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