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APSAC Advisor

The APSAC Advisor is a peer reviewed quarterly news journal for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect. The APSAC Advisor provides succinct, data-based, practice-oriented articles that keep interdisciplinary professionals informed of the latest developments in policy and practice the field of child maltreatment. It is designed to highlight best practices in the field and publish original articles and current information about child maltreatment for professionals from a variety of backgrounds including medicine, law, law enforcement, social work, child protective services, psychology, public health and prevention in the U.S.

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Directory

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1993 Number 4

Review of Research on Home Visiting for Pregnant Women and Parents of Young Children

(David Olds and Harriet Kitzman)

Home visiting to pregnant women and parents of young children is a strategy that has caught the imagination of policy and program planners concerned with the improvement of maternal and child health.


Infant Home Visitation: One Step Toward Creation of Caring Communities

(Gary B. Melton)

In 1990, the US Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect (ABCAN) released its first report. With great media attention, ABCAN proclaimed a national emergency, because the problem of child maltreatment and the failure of the system charged with protecting children were of such enormous magnitude and such grave consequences,


Healthy Start Home Visiting: Hawaii’s Approach

(Gail Breakey and Betsy Pratt)

In July, 1985, a three-year demonstration project to prevent child abuse and neglect began in Leeward, Oahu, a multi-ethnic, mixed urban and rural, fairly depressed community, with more than its share of problems - substandard housing, under-employed adults, substance abuse, mental illness, and child abuse and neglect.


Healthy Families America: Building a National System

(Leslie Mitchel and Anne Cohn Donnelly)

For the past two decades, the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse (NCPCA) has sought to identify programs and actions that reduce the risk for child maltreatment and promote healthy, positive outcomes for children.


Home Visitation and Child Abuse: The British Experience

(Kevin Browne)

In the past twenty years there has been much debate on what services can be delivered to minimize the maltreatment of children. A number of countries have statutory, government-sponsored home visitation programs, usually using health professionals such as community nurses.


Home Visitation: Let’s Be Careful Out There

(Lucy Berliner)

Home visitation programs run the risk of becoming the child abuse fad of the 1990's.


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