The APSAC Alert is a digital publication of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.
Its purpose is to provide a brief summary of a critical body of empirical research directly informing multidisciplinary
child abuse practice, including professionals who work in mental health, social service, health, and the law.
This library contains Alerts dating back to 2010. Many issues of the APSAC Alert are available in Spanish.
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In the listing below, click on a year and issue number to see the articles in that publication.
2020 Number 1Understanding Child Maltreatment 2018
2020 Number 2Online Safety for Children During the COVID-19 Crisis
2020 Number 3Practical Steps to Prevent Child Neglect in the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020 Number 4Telepsychology Services in Child Maltreatment Cases
2020 Number 5The Experiences of Foster Youth During COVID-19
2020 Number 6Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic