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Publications and Online Materials

Child Maltreatment Annual Reports
Administration for Children and Families, Annual

OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2013

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2013

Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities 2011: Statistics and Interventions
Child Welfare Information Gateway, February 2013

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma
Office for Victims of Crime, February 2013

Child Maltreatment: Facts at a Glance
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013

Outreach to Underserved Teen Victims of Crime
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2012

Violent Crime Against Youth, 1994-2010
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2012

Child and Youth Victimization Known to Police, School, and Medical Authorities
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2012

OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 1, Issue 2, Spring 2012
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2012

Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2011

OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2011
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2011

Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2011

Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2011

Child Abuse and Neglect in the Home
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, March 2010

National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4): Report to Congress
Administration for Children and Families, January 2010

Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2009

Child Pornography on the Internet
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, May 2006

Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, August 2005

Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRS
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2004

Prostitution of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2004

Explanations for the Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, January 2004

Offenders Incarcerated for Crimes Against Juveniles
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2001

Crimes Against Children by Babysitters
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2001

Child Abuse Reported to the Police
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 2001

Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, January 2001

Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims
Bureau of Justice Statistics, March 1996

Child Rape Victims, 1992
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 1994

Preventing Child Maltreatment: Program Activities Guide
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, No date available

Related Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Child Maltreatment Prevention
The CDC is moving the injury and violence-prevention field toward primary prevention and early intervention by exploring ways to prevent child maltreatment before it occurs. To do this, the CDC is focusing efforts on research, capacity building, communication, and forming partnerships.

Crimes Against Children Research Center
The Crimes Against Children Research Center has conducted the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence, funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This project is designed to document the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence, with special emphasis on exposure to domestic and community violence.

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)
NCANDS is a voluntary national data collection and analysis system created in response to the requirements of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Public Law 93-247) as amended.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Child Abuse and Maltreatment
This compilation of child abuse and maltreatment resources from NIJ includes ongoing research and future directions, publications, funding opportunities, events, and more.

NCJRS: Children Exposed to Violence Special Feature
NCJRS's Children Exposed to Violence Special Feature contains publications and related resources which focus on children's exposure to violence and the impact such exposure may have on the children.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

For additional resources on this topic, see the Juvenile Victims and Child Abuse/Exploitation sections of our site, and conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

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