PDF: Children of all ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk for physical abuse. Physical abuse affects both boys and girls across neighborhoods, communities, and countries around the world.
Website: Based in South Carolina, Darkness to Light is a nonprofit working to end child sexual abuse by educating, raising awareness, sharing resources, and fostering a network of committed prevention advocates.
Video: Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., explains how repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. Transcripción disponible en español.
PDF: Most children who live with domestic violence can recover and heal from their experiences. One of the most important factors that helps children do well after experiencing domestic violence is a strong relationship with a caring, nonviolent parent.
Website: Formed in 1988, the National Children’s Alliance has been providing support, technical assistance, and quality assurance for CACs, while serving as a voice for abused children for more than 25 years.
Website: Teaching parents how to use filtering, monitoring, and intentional conversation to prevent harmful exposures with Internet-ready devices, Protect Young Eyes Protect focuses on four key areas of internet safety for kids and teens.