On-line resources for key areas.
Child Abuse Education Resources
Information on Child Abuse
American Humane - Devoted to preventing cruelty, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children and animals.
Provides helpful parenting information. www.parents-ed.org
Committed to helping parents find the best information on locating quality child care and child care resources in their community.
Child Welfare League of America National Data Analysis System CWLA, in cooperation with the nations state child welfare agencies, provides a comprehensive, interactive child welfare database. Internet users can create customized tables and graphs, as well as access to information on child abuse.
Information on child abuse and on making children the top public policy priority.
Articles and information on child abuse and other topics for new parents.
Publications, reference guides to programs, projects and professional developmental services promoting the healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers.
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
CWLA is an association of almost 1,000 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist over 2.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a wide range of services. Founded in 1920, it is the nation's oldest and largest organization devoted entirely to the well-being on America's vulnerable and their families. www.cwla.org
Children Now is a nonpartisan, independent voice for children, working to translate the nation's commitment to children and families into action. Recognized nationally for its policy expertise and up-to-date information on the status of children, Children Now uses communications strategies to reach parents,
lawmakers, citizens, business, media and community leaders, creating attention and generating positive change on behalf of children. www.childrennow.org
What Keeps Children in Foster Care from Succeeding in School?
Special Education Rights and Responsibilities
When Schools Criminalize Disabilities: Strategies for Challenging School-In
Protection, Advocacy, Inc. Special Education Publications: great place to d
Health and Mental Health
Focal Point: A National Bulletin on Family Support and Children's Mental Health
The Attachment Disorder Site: Information and Articles
The Center for Mental Health Services: Current Resources
Healthy Place: Interactive Resource with variety of perspectives
NAMI: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Sidran Institute: Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice: Links to emotional and behavioral problems.
SAM: The Society for Adolescent Medicine
Pandora's Box: The Secrecy of Child Sexual Abuse
Guide to Psychiatric Medications for Children and Adolescent
Child and Family Web guide
Center for Disease Control: Infant Issues
World of Infants: Infant Development Articles
American Academy of Pediatrics
Developmental Issues for Young Children in Foster Care
The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association
The mission of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association is to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courts. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home. www.nationalcasa.org
Native American and ICWA Resources
Wabanaki Legal News: Easy Answers to ICWA
ICWA: CA Judges Benchguide Revised
Northern CA Indian Development Council
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Native Web: Internet Links to Native American Resources
UNITY: United National Indian Tribal Youth
California Indian Legal Services
Building a Better Teenager: A Summary of What Works in Adolescent Developme
Youth Leadership Advisory Team: A Model of Youth in Care Working Together.
The Beat Within: Weekly Publication of Writings and Art from inside Juvenil
National Center for Youth Law: Articles on Foster Youth Rights
Youth Today: Newspaper on Youth Work
POY: Perspectives on Youth
Foster Care Ombudsman Program
California Adolescent Health Collaborative
The California Partnership for Children
The California Partnership for Children serves as the umbrella organization for the Children's Research Institute of California, the California Children's Lobby, and the University of California, Berkeley's Children and Youth Policy Project, all of which provide programs and policy recommendations that serve at-risk youth and families in California. The principle mission of the Partnership is to protect and improve the quality of life of all of California's children. www.g2t.org/cpc.cfm
The National Association of Child Advocates (NACA)
The National Association of Child Advocates (NACA) is the only national organization wholly devoted to the creation and sustenance of state- and community-based child advocacy organizations. Founded in 1984, NACA is the collective voice of child advocacy organizations working on the front lines to ensure the safety, security, health and education of America's children. www.childadvocacy.org