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Children Safety Information Links

 

www.apa.org/topics/topicsabuse.html - American Psychological Association Resources about Child Abuse. 

www.bluesunday.org - The Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention Initiative serves local abused and neglected children and shows communities how to become fully dedicated to their needs through volunteer programs and services.

www.cfchildren.org - Programs and prevention curricula focus on the topics of youth violence, bullying, child abuse, and personal safety.

www.childwelfare.gov - Information provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

www.darkness2light.org/default.asp - Resource site and materials to provide adults with information to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to reduce child sexual abuse through education  and public awareness. Educational booklets, bookrack cards, and posters are available in English and Spanish.

www.fbi.gov - Federal Bureau of Investigation site with resources for Internet safety for parents, Kids’ Page for K-12  students, and child safety tips.  http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/cac/registry.htm sexual offenders registry. http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/cac/crimesmain.htm Crimes against children page.

www.missingkids.com and/or www.ncmec.org - The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children web site, a comprehensive resource for  educators, parents & guardians, childcare providers, attorneys, and media, providing information about missing children, reporting exploitation, keeping children & teens safe, and child/teen sexual exploitation prevention. 

www.missingkids.com/Take25 - Take 25 is a campaign created by NCMEC that asks families, educators, law-enforcement officers, and trust adults to take 2 minutes to talk to children about safety. 

www.NetSmartz.org – The NetSmartz Workshop  is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for  Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs  of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and  law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children and  teens how to stay safer on the Internet.

www.NetSmartz411.org - Premier online  resource and Help Desk for answering questions about Internet safety, computers, the Web, and a knowledge base for answers to questions about the  online world.

www.nfcym.org - The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry site provides information for youth ministry coordinators to support a pastoral response to young people, to foster awareness of and education on sexual abuse issues, and to promote authentic dialogue.  

www.nsopr.gov – United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Offender Registry.

http://www.nctsnet.org - Established by Congress in  2000, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is a unique  collaboration of academic and community-based service centers whose mission is  to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for traumatized  children and their families across the United States. Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in the full range of child traumatic  experiences, and attention to cultural perspectives, the NCTSN serves as a  national resource for developing and disseminating evidence-based  interventions, trauma-informed services, and public and professional education.

www.preventchildabuse.org/index.php - Prevent Child Abuse America, works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide. A major organizational focus is to advocate for the existence of a national policy framework and strategy for children and families. www.safetocompete.org/Resources - Safe to Compete is a program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, that provides access to resources to help youth-sports organizations to protect child athletes from sexual abuse.




 

 



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