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Q&A

  • How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
    Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r... Read More
    Last Updated: August 26, 2015

  • What are the effects on children who have witnessed domestic violence?
    The following resources capture information on children's exposure to violence and the impact it may... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2016

  • Where can I locate statistics on child abuse and neglect in the United States?
    Statistics on child abuse and neglect are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 8, 2013

  • How can I learn about effective juvenile justice programs?
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs Guide (MPG) is designed t... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2015

  • Is information available on what can be done to help children who have been witnesses to violence?
    To view publications and resources related to the treatment of children who have been exposed to vio... Read More
    Last Updated: October 2, 2014

  • What is dating violence?
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) defines dating violence as violence committed by a person who ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 27, 2016

  • Are data available showing the prevalence of children being exposed to violence?
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) resource, Children’s Exposure to V... Read More
    Last Updated: May 9, 2014

  • Are resources available to help teens in abusive relationships?
    If you are a teen in an abusive relationship or are concerned about someone's safety, please contact... Read More
    Last Updated: February 12, 2015

October 4, 2016