This podcast series, produced on behalf of the Children’s Bureau, presents a series of interviews and group conversations intended to provide beneficial information for busy child welfare and social work professionals. The podcasts cover a wide range of topics and provide perspectives from communities served by child welfare agencies along with tips and stories from professionals about implementing new services and programs, working across agencies, and improving practice.
Prevent Child Abuse America is a leading champion for all children across the United States. You can help prevent child abuse and neglect. Evidence shows that children’s early experiences impact them throughout life—positively and negatively. Your contribution will help fund our work to enable the safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments that ensure children and families succeed and communities thrive.
You can protect your child during these times by being there and stopping them from getting guns, drugs, or other dangerous things that could lead to death. When your child was little you may have baby-proofed your home. A similar approach is needed when your child is under intense stress or distress. This tool can help you make decisions about how to protect your child.
These articles describe the resources and programs available to military families with a focus on families of youth who have special needs.
Offers military parents and caregivers information about child trauma and resilience. This fact sheet includes information about what traumatic experiences are, how they impact military families, and common reactions children or teens may have. It also includes a checklist for parents and caregivers to use to help keep track of behaviors their child or teen may be exhibiting as well as questions to ask providers about treatment services. The fact sheet also includes questions military parents or caregivers may have about supporting their child after a traumatic event and tips for starting discussions with children of different ages.