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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Pinwheels for Prevention is a national campaign that transforms awareness of child abuse and neglect prevention into action. Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina takes action by supporting evidence-based programs across the state that provide the resources, skills, social support, and knowledge that builds strong families. [...]
Study Shows Innovative Program Helps Limit Domestic Violence
The statistics are horrifying. Nearly three in 10 women have been stalked or assaulted by their partner, and states reported investigating abuse cases involving 5.9 million children in 2010. [...]
Giving Voice to Children and Families
Joan Pennell serves as lead guest editor for a special issue of Child Welfare, the country's leading journal on the topic. The issue, "Taking Child and Family Rights Seriously" highlights family engagement in child welfare, and Pennell is an expert in the topic. [...]


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