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  • Abusive Care-Givers
    If you are being abused by a caregiver or know someone who is, visit this site to find out who cares. details...
    Federal Trade Commission
    Administration for Children and Families and Domestic Violence
    About the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) responsibilities and activities regarding domestic violence. The article cites domestic violence as the leading cause of injury to women in t details...
    Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    American Indian and Alaska Native Women's Health: Violence Against Native Women
    Physical and sexual violence against women is a public health problem of epidemic proportions. More than 3 million U.S. women are known to be battered by their former or current partners annually. Inc details...
    Indian Health Service
    Battered Immigrant Women
    This article discusses the plight of immigrant women in violent relationships and the objectives of the Family Violence Prevention Fund's (FVPF) Battered Immigrant Women's Rights Project, founded in 1 details...
    Family Violence Prevention Fund
    Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action
    This 216 page publication looks at the effectiveness of specific violence prevention practices in four key areas: parents and families; home visiting; social and conflict resolution skills; and mentor details...
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Children and Crime Prevention
    Games, puzzles, and other activities that you can play on your computer, or print out and share with your friends. Includes a section for your teachers and families. details...
    National Crime Prevention Council
    Children and Violence
    Links to fact sheets, policy statements and research reports from the National Institute of Mental Health and other federal offices on youth/children and violence. Includes "Youth Violence: A Report o details...
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
    Children and Violence: Helping Children and Adolescents Cope With Violence and Disasters
    The information in this publication is designed for parents, teachers, school counselors, and other mental health professionals whose responsibility is to assist children who have been victims of or w details...
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
    Domestic Violence Fact Sheet
    This fact sheet presents a general overview of domestic violence and domestic violence victims and information about the role of emergency physicians in a domestic violence. details...
    American College of Emergency Physicians
    Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools
    Also available in: Spanish
    A summary report of research on violence prevention, intervention and crisis response in schools. The report can help school communities -- administrators, teachers, families, students, support staff, details...
    Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

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