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NCJ Number: 49838 Find in a Library
Title: SOME WAYS TO FIND OUT ABOUT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT (CAN)
Corporate Author: Region V Child Abuse and Neglect Resource Ctr
School of Social Welfare
United States of America
Editor(s): T R BELL
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Region V Child Abuse and Neglect Resource Ctr
Milwaukee, WI 53201
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Grant Number: 90-C-600
Publication Number: NO 1
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND STATE SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT (CAN) ARE PROVIDED, AND THE BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION ON CERTAIN CHILD ABUSE PUBLICATIONS IS ALSO GIVEN.
Abstract: A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE TYPE OF WORK DONE IN CHILD ABUSE BY EACH NATIONAL ORGANIZATION LISTED IS GIVEN AS A GUIDE TO THE TYPE OF CHILD ABUSE INFORMATION THAT MIGHT BE AVAILABLE FROM EACH ORGANIZATION. THE ADDRESSES OF THE REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTERS ARE PROVIDED. IT IS INDICATED THAT WHILE THE CENTERS DIFFER IN SERVICE PROVIDED, MOST PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT CHILD ABUSE AND MANY LEND BOOKS AND MATERIALS. BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION IS GIVEN ON SOME MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM THE INFORMATION CENTER OF THE MIDWEST PARENT-CHILD WELFARE RESOURCE CENTER SERVING REGION V. IT IS INDICATED THAT STATE SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES GENERALLY PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT CHILD ABUSE IN GENERAL AND ABOUT LEGISLATION, PROGRAMS, AND STATISTICS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE STATES. ADDRESSES ARE PROVIDED FOR SUCH AGENCIES IN THE STATES OF REGION V, ALONG WITH THE ADDRESSES OF THE STATE PUBLIC HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES OF THE STATES IN THIS REGION. THE TYPES OF LOCAL INFORMATION SOURCES ON CHILD ABUSE ARE ALSO LISTED. BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION ON SOME RECENT GENERAL PUBLICATIONS IS GIVEN; AND THE TYPES OF PROFESSIONAL PEOPLE LIKELY TO BE FERTILE SOURCES FOR CHILD ABUSE INFORMATION ARE INDICATED. SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON CHILD ABUSE LEGISLATION AND STATISTICS ARE ALSO GENERALLY INDICATED. OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO CHILD ABUSE ARE IDENTIFIED, AND A POCKET GUIDE TO HELPING PREVENT CAN IN YOUR COMMUNITY IS CITED AS AN EFFECTIVE GUIDE FOR THE PROFESSIONAL OR LAY PERSON IN HELPING TO COMBAT OR PREVENT THE PROBLEM. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Cause removal crime prevention; Child abuse; Referral services
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