Children & Youth
ABDUCTED AND MISSING CHILDREN
Child Abduction Prevention Laws, Uniform Law Commission – the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act provides courts with guidelines to follow during custody disputes and divorce proceedings in order to help them identify families at risk for abduction and prevent the abduction of children.
Committee for Children – a nonprofit organization, is a leader in social and emotional learning and violence prevention. Our award-winning programs and prevention curricula focus on the topics of youth violence, bullying, child abuse, and personal safety. Each year our programs reach millions of children and educators throughout the world, Seattle, WA.
CHILDREN & YOUTH
BE SAFE – a collaborative prevention initiative that focuses on youth and the interconnected issues of mental health, sexual health, substance use, healthy relationships, and sexual violence. BE SAFE is a partnership among: AIDS Action Committee of MA; BAGLY; Boston Area Rape Crisis Center; The City School; Community Advocacy Program of CCHERS; The Dimock Center; Planned Parenthood League of MA; and The Institute for Health and Recovery. The initiative was launched in 2007 by the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts and is currently being led by the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, Boston, MA.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children – seeks to improve the quality of practice provided by professionals who work in child abuse and neglect through: providing professional education that promotes effective, culturally sensitive, and interdisciplinary approaches to identification, intervention, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect; and promoting research and practice guidelines to inform all forms of professional practice in child maltreatment, Elmhurst, IL. See Code of Ethics.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / CHILDREN EXPOSED TO VIOLENCE
#SmallMoments – the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is promoting safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments (SSNREs) because we believe that is one of the most effective strategies available to all of us for eliminating intimate partner violence. These are the small moments that make a big difference to violence prevention.
Buckner International – transforms the lives of vulnerable children, enriches the lives of senior adults and builds strong families through Christ-centered values, Dallas, TX.
Child Trends Hispanic Institute – provides timely and insightful research-based information and guidance to policymakers, practitioners, the media, corporate leaders and private philanthropy who work to improve outcomes for Latino children and youth in the U.S., Bethesda, MD.
Man Up – a global campaign to activate youth to stop violence against women and girls. Read news release.
Academic Centers for Excellence on Youth Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – connect academic and community resources to study and create lasting ways to prevent youth violence.