As a volunteer, Bozarth has worked with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Rare Breed, Junior League of Springfield, and Diaper Bank of the Ozarks to prevent child abuse and neglect
or to provide resources and relief to those who have already suffered.
Last year, CDC also released "Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm and Programmatic Activities," which provides evidence-based strategies to help prevent child abuse and neglect
In addition, they recommended states use information from the review to develop and implement a comprehensive state plan to prevent child abuse and neglect
Other findings from the study found that 98 percent of local residents believe that adults "should do everything we can to ensure that all children in our community are safe." And nearly 90 percent believe there is a role for every person, neighborhood, group and organization to prevent child abuse and neglect
Major General Dr Al Nuaimi said that preventing child abuse begins in the home with good parenting, saying, "child protection against all types of dangers and abuse is a shared responsibility that begins at home, with good parenting -- hence the importance of raising public awareness on the need to prevent child abuse and neglect
The second component of a comprehensive plan should address parental and familial issues, because "the best way to prevent child abuse and neglect
is to support families and provide parents with the skills and resources they need" (Prevent Child Abuse America, 2003, p.
The City of South Salt Lake, Utah, Family Support Center's mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect
in all its forms and to treat those who live with its devastating effects--parents as well as children--regardless of ability to pay.
Materials in this packet include: "Child Abuse Prevention: An Overview," contains definitions and statistics on child abuse and neglect and why prevention is key to addressing the problem; "What Organizations Can Do," provides suggested child abuse prevention activities and supporting materials, including resources for working with the media; "What Individuals Can Do," contains information about what individuals can do to prevent child abuse and neglect
, how to recognize and report suspected maltreatment, and tips to help foster positive parenting.
We wanted to know how people outside of government and nonprofit organizations felt about becoming part of community-based strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect
* Step Three: Analyze existing funding sources and develop fiscal policies to support activities that prevent child abuse and neglect
The report argues that such efforts are fiscally sound and that failure to invest in programs proven to prevent child abuse and neglect
will cost billions of dollars while endangering millions of children and ensuring there will be thousands of future crime victims.