Related Organizations and Resources
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
A multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work toward the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally. Home of the journal, Child Abuse and Neglect.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
The Academy has endorsed the NCMEC's "Guidelines for Programs to Reduce Child Victimization. To view the document in PDF format, visit the NCMEC's Web site and select "Education and Resources."
Prevent Child Abuse America
The Quarterly (Reviews of current child abuse medical research)
The Ray Helfer Society
A honorary society of physicians seeking to provide leadership to enhance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Health-Care Professionals
This brief factsheet was written for health-care professionals—including pediatricians, family practice providers, hospital nurses, school nurses, urgent care clinicians, and other health-care professionals—to provide an overview of the field of child welfare and to suggest ways that health-care professionals and child welfare workers can work together to promote better outcomes for children and families involved with child welfare, including children in foster care. Links to resources are also included.