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Health After Trauma
Dr. Ellen Taliaferro has developed a free online newsletter. Its purpose is to build community among survivors and members of the helping professions who serve them, and to explore the long-term consequences of abuse and violence.
Children's Bureau
A free online digest available on the Web or in e-mail format, is designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. It presents up-to-date news from the field in the form of short, targeted articles.
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) is a membership society dedicated to serving professionals who work in child abuse and neglect to assist them in improving the quality of services to these children and their families.
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) is the nation's oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization. CWLA is committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.
Childhelp USA®
Childhelp USA® exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children by focusing their efforts in the areas of treatment, prevention, and research. Their website contains important information on child abuse. The National Child Abuse Hotline can be reached at 1-800-4-A-CHILD.  
Darkness to Light
Darkness to Light works to prevent sexual abuse through education and public awareness aimed toward adults.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This online portal connects visitors to information and resources targeted to the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome provides advocacy on behalf of victims, families, consultation services for professionals, national and international training conferences, and educational materials and program models that can be replicated at local and state levels.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
Excessive Stress Disrupts the Architecture of the Developing Brain.
National Children's Alliance
The National Children's Alliance is a nationwide not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote and support communities in providing a coordinated investigation and comprehensive response to victims of severe child abuse.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is a component of the Office of Justice Programs under the US Department of Justice.  OJJDP collaborates with professionals from diverse disciplines to improve juvenile justice policies and practices, and implement effective programs for juveniles.
Ohio Children's Trust Fund (OCTF)
The Ohio Children's Trust Fund (OCTF) was created by the Legislature in 1984 to maintain a focus on preventing child abuse/neglect, and to serve as a vehicle for distributing funding to support primary and secondary prevention programs throughout Ohio.
Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers
Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers provides information and technical assistance to CAC’s and Multidisciplinary Teams throughout Ohio.
Ohio’s Public Children’s Service Associations
Ohio’s Public Children’s Service Associations is a proactive coalition of Public Service Agencies that promotes the development of sound public policy and supportive communities through advocacy, research, consultation, and technical assistance.
National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse
The National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse works to improve the handling of child abuse cases by serving as a resource and national clearinghouse for information on the prosecutorial function
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) raises the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.
Project Safe Childhood
Guided by the leadership of the Attorney General, Project Safe Childhood (PSC) aims to combat the proliferation of technology-facilitated sexual exploitation crimes against children. The threat of sexual predators soliciting children for physical sexual contact is well-known and serious; the danger of the production, distribution, and possession of child pornography is equally dramatic and disturbing.
Public Children Services Association of Ohio
A proactive coalition of Public Children Services Agencies that promotes the development of sound public policy and program excellence for safe children, stable families, and supportive communities.
Center for Sex Offender Management
Established in June 1997, the Center for Sex Offender Management's (CSOM) goal is to enhance public safety by preventing further victimization through improving the management of adult and juvenile sex offenders who are in the community.
The United Nations Secretary General’s Study on Violence Against Children
The UN Secretary-General’s Study on Violence against Children was a joint initiative, directly supported by the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The STOP IT NOW! Helpline is a toll-free number for adults who are at risk for sexually abusing a child, for friends and family members of sexual abusers and/or victims, and for parents of children with sexual behavior problems. All calls are confidential and will be answered by a trained staff member. This helpline is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (EST) at 1-888-PREVENT (1-888-773-8368).
Children of the Night
Children of the Night is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children between the ages of 11 and 17 who are forced to prostitute on the streets for food and a place to sleep. Children who call locally are counseled over the telephone while they wait for a taxi to transport them to our home. Children calling from other states are rescued and placed in local shelters. In most cases there is a lack of specialized services for child prostitutes, and many are brought in from other states for our comprehensive services. We cover the cost of nonstop flights to our home from all over the country.
Rape & Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. On their website, you'll find statistics, counseling esources, prevention tips, news, and more.
Know more, Say more
Website brings together the issues of Domestic Violence and Reproductive Health.
Child Abuse Online Library
A new professional bibliography has been added to The Child Abuse Library Online, a resource provided to you by the National Children’s Advocacy Center. Domestic Violence Effects on Children, 2001-2010 contains 30 citations and abstracts to scholarly articles on this subject. Full text for most of the articles can be found in the CALiO A to Z journal collection. Additionally, the bibliography, Play Therapy for Sexually Abused Children, was recently updated, extending its coverage from 2005 to 2010.

Domestic Violence
NNEDV Safety Net’s Technology & Confidentiality Resources Toolkit
This Technology and Confidentiality Toolkit was created to assist non-profit victim service organizations and programs, co-located partnerships of victims service programs, coordinated community response teams, and/or innovative partnerships of victim service providers working to address domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
The mission of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is to eliminate family violence and to strengthen Asian families and communities.
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services
ADWAS’ philosophy guiding all its work is to honor the language and culture of Deaf and Deaf-Blind people. They believe that it is very empowering for victims/survivors to see their own people in control of ADWAS.
Disability Resources
Disability Resources, inc. is a nonprofit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently. Their web site features resources on the Abuse of People with Disabilities.
Danger Assessment
A research-based lethality assessment.
Domestic Violence & Mental Health Policy Initiative
(DVMHPI) is a collaborative effort designed to mobilize a comprehensive response to the mental health needs of domestic violence survivors and their children. Since its inception in 1999, DVMHPI has engaged over 75 domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse and social service agencies in the Chicago area, as well as City and State policymakers, in a collaborative network that his committed to improving the scope, quality, and availability of services that address the mental health sequelae of domestic violence.
Jewish Women International
JWI is a community of women joining hands, hearts and minds to break the cycle of family violence in the US, in Israel and around the world.
Manavi is a non-profit organization for women who trace their cultural heritage to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Manavi 's goal is to increase awareness of women's rights in society and encourage social change to end all violence against women.
Incite! Women of Color Against Violence
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
NCALL has been the nationally recognized leader on program development, policy and technical assistance and training that addresses the nexus between domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse/neglect. The vision of NCALL is to end abuse and neglect of older adults and people with disabilities by family members, caregivers and others with ongoing relationships with victims.
National Center on Elder Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Narika addresses the problem of domestic violence in the South Asian community. Embracing the notion of women's empowerment, Narika set out to address the unmet needs of abused South Asian women by providing advocacy, support, information, and referrals within a culturally sensitive model. We serve women who trace their origins to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and diasporic communities such as Fiji and the Caribbean.
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
The mission of NCPEA is to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older persons and adults with disabilities through research, advocacy, public and professional awareness, interdisciplinary exchange, and coalition building.
Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN)
The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) is a statewide coalition of domestic violence programs, supportive agencies and concerned individuals organized to ensure the elimination of domestic violence. They provide technical assistance, resources, information and training.
National Council of Jewish Women
A`volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW courageously takes a progressive stance on issues such as child welfare, women's rights, and reproductive freedom.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Provides research, education, and access to violence related resources.
National Crime Prevention Council
Handbook for reaching and serving teen victims.
Centerf for Disease Control
Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Strategies
The Faith Trust Institute
FaithTrust Institute (previously named the Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence) is a leader in providing training and educational resources for clergy, lay leaders, seminary faculty, chaplains, policy makers of religious institutions, and community advocates on the faith aspects of sexual and domestic violence.
When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2005 Homicide Data
This annual report details national and state-by-state information on female homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender.
Excellence In Advocacy: A Victim-Centered Approach.
This publication was developed by the Family Violence Prevention Center and FVPC Advisory Council in the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. This manual is for professionals who have been working with victims of crime for five years or less. Other service providers may find the information useful as well.

Teen Dating Violence
American Psychological Association
Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt. Website on teen dating violence. The project is designed to promote adolescent health activities within American Psychological Association and educate other professionals about adolescent psychology.
A Thin Line
Empowering youth to stop the spread of digital abuse.
Choose Respect
Choose Respect is an initiative to help adolescents form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse before it starts.
Liz Claiborne Tween and Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Study 2008
Love is Not Abuse- Just for Teens
National Runaway Switchboard
A federally-designated national communication system (hotline and website) for runaway and homeless youth.
See It and Stop It
See It and Stop It helps teens recognize and stop dating violence.
That's Not Cool
Developed by the Family Violence Prevention Fund, in partnership with the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women and the Advertising Council, That’s Not Cool focuses on preventing controlling or abusive behavior occurring within the digital universe - online, via cellphone, etc. - and encourages teens to draw their own lines about what is, or is not, acceptable relationship behavior.
Dating MAtters
This resource, produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), provides online coursework for educators, school personnel, and other teen heath advocates. Featuring interviews with experts, graphics, and interactive exercise, the guide focuses on teen dating violence and proven prevention methods. Aimed at CDC grantees, the site is meant to provide grantees and partners with access to training and tools that focus on the primary prevention of violence.
Campus Safety & Sexual Assault Prevention
Women’s Coalition of St. Croix
The Women's Coalition of St. Croix is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to ending violence again women, men and children, and to give aid and support to victims of all crimes.

Victims of Crime
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS has launched a newly redesigned Web site, which now provides visitors with powerful new tools to access justice information. New features include a more comprehensive sitewide search function, expanded topical resources, an express shopping cart system, and a database of questions and answers.
The National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)
The National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), is a resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. The mission of the NCVC is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Best Practices in the Treatment of Child Abuse
Closing the Quality Chasm in Child Abuse Treatment: Identifying and Disseminating Best Practices in Treating Trauma
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
Provides up-to-date information on evidence-based child welfare practices.
The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
NREPP is a searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. SAMHSA has developed this resource to help people, agencies, and organizations implement programs and practices in their communities.

Violence Prevention
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
Blueprints for Violence Prevention
The Ohio Resource Network for Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities is funded by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addictions Services and the Ohio Department of Education. The Ohio Resource Network will support administrators, teachers, parents, prevention professionals, faith leaders and others working across Ohio to establish safe, disciplines, and drug-free schools and communities. The Network is a point of contact for information, training, and research as it relates to keeping communities and schools safe.
Ohio Domestic Violence Network
Click on “ODVN Prevention” along the top of the screen. Then click on “Online Prevention Toolkit” along the left side of the screen and again on “Prevention Links.” There you will find a number of prevention articles as well as links to other websites.
Prevention Connection
A national online project dedicated to the primary prevention of violence against women. Join a listserv of prevention practitioners across the country and world. Click on the right side of the page “join now.”
Prevention Institute
Prevention Institute believes that a prevention approach that draws on all the necessary stakeholders is necessary to ensure that prevention efforts are systematic and comprehensive. Click on “Tools” to find the Spectrum of Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Click on “Injury, violence, and safety.”
Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Agency (BRAVO)
Many resources about the link between the intersections of homophobia, sexism, and domestic violence.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
Click on links on the right side of the screen to find resources about coaching boys into men, healthcare, and workplace.
Centers for Disease Control
Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Strategies
Love is Respect – National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
A great resource for adults looking for information about teen dating violence and for teens looking for help for themselves or a friend including the opportunity for a live chat with an advocate.
Ohio Children’s Trust Fund
Numerous resources, research reports, and links to other sites are available by clicking along the menu to the left.
Ohio Resource Network
Although the Ohio Resource Network is no longer funded by ODADAS, the website is still up and available as is the clearinghouse located at the Drug Free Action Alliance on Huntley Road in Columbus.
Ohio Coalition of Adult Protective Services
An organization offering individual and organizational membership.
Public Children’s Services Association of Ohio Domestic Violence Network
The Public Children Services Association of Ohio is a private non-profit association of the county public children services agencies charged with child protection throughout Ohio.
National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds
The national organization for children’s trust funds across the USA.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
A wealth of information about DV and SV in the military is contained on this website.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Late Life (NCALL)
Numerous resources related to domestic violence in late life are available including power and control wheels and fact sheets.
Domestic Violence and People with Disabilities
A multitude of resources available from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse. This link is to the online clearinghouse related to people with disabilities and domestic violence.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The federally recognized coalition of state domestic violence coalitions
National Network to End Domestic Violence
The domestic violence movement’s legislative advocacy and policy organization.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Click on “Publications.” Scroll down the left side of the screen to “Publication topics.” Click on “Prevention."
Prostitution Research and Education
Nursing Home Abuse
Information on nursing home abuse of the elderly
Media Watch
Click on the “Media Watch” icon on the screen to enter website. Challenges racism, sexism, and violence in the media.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) National Training and Technical Assistance Center
This interactive online resource offers discussions on topics related to training and technical assistance (TTA), including technology, cultural issues, and evaluation activities.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) National Training and Technical Assistance Center
TTA Provider Directory The directory provides profiles of organizations and TTA projects that OJJDP funds to strengthen the juvenile justice system. Users can search the directory by organization name, project name, or project state.
Kids County State-level Data Online
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book. The broad array of data it provides is intended to shed light on the status of America's children and to aid in assessing trends in their well-being. The Data Book ranks states on 10 key indicators and provides information on child health, education, and family economic conditions. Related information is also available through an online state-level database that covers more than 75 measures of child welfare, including those used in the Data Book.
The United Nations Secretary General’s Study on Violence Against Children
World Report on Violence against Children.
Voices for Ohio's Children
2007 Child Data Fact Sheets for each of Ohio's 88 counties. Advocates, the media and policy makers can find up to date, critical county-level, demographic and child data in one place. This gives you a snapshot on children in your community, how children and families benefit from existing health and human service program and where gaps exist.
Materials for In-Person Judicial and Multidisciplinary Education on Cases Involving Adult Victims of Sexual Assault

Child Abuse Prevention
What parents need to know when selecting a program for their child
Create your family safety plan
Keeping adults and children safe on the internet
Sexual Safety in Sports; Coaches Who Show Inappropriate Interest in Kids
Fact Sheets for Teens on Sexual Absue

Teen Suicide Prevention
Teen Suicide Prevention Information
Suicide Prevention Student Guidebook

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