A list of organizations that provide additional information and resources related to child abuse and neglect.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Trauma and Child Abuse Resource Center
The AACAP Trauma and Child Abuse Resource Center provides pediatricians, other physicians, non-physician clinicians, and families with tools, resources and information about child abuse. The Resource Center provides facts for families, clinical resources, scientific articles and information, and resources for getting help. All resources are free and available to the public.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)
The APSAC is a nonprofit national organization focused on meeting the needs of professionals engaged in all aspects of services for maltreated children and their families. This site provides resources, publications, initiatives, and training opportunities for multi-disciplinary professionals in the care and prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Futures Without Violence
Futures Without Violence (Futures) has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world. Futures has excellent resources for screening for Intimate Partner Violence and resources for children and families living with domestic violence.
International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
A multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work toward the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally. Home of the journal, Child Abuse and Neglect.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
The Academy has endorsed the NCMEC's Guidelines for Programs to Reduce Child Victimization. To view the document in PDF format, visit the NCMEC's website and select "Education and Resources."
The Ray Helfer Society
A honorary society of physicians seeking to provide leadership to enhance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
American Academy of Pediatrics