Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Footnotes

[1] The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center, National Kids Count Program, "Children who are confirmed by child protective services as victims of maltreatment by age group (Percent) – 2009," accessed February 28, 2012.

[2] Olds DL, Eckenrode J, Henderson CR, Kitzman H, Powers J, Cole R, Sidora K, Morris P, Pettitt LM, Luckey D, “Long-term Effects of Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course and Child Abuse and Neglect: 15-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial,” Journal of the American Medical Association. 1997; 278(8): 637-643.

[3] U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS), Administration on Children, Youth and Families, "Child Maltreatment 2008," accessed February 28, 2012.

[4] Fang X, Brown DS, Florence CS, Mercy JA, "The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevention," Child Abuse & Neglect. 2012; In Press.

[5] Ibid.

[6] Ibid.

[7] Olds DL, Eckenrode J, Henderson CR, Kitzman H, Powers J, Cole R, Sidora K, Morris P, Pettitt LM, Luckey D, “Long-term Effects of Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course and Child Abuse and Neglect: 15-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial,” Journal of the American Medical Association. 1997; 278(8): 637-643; Lowell DI, Carter AS, Godoy L, Paulicin B, Briggs-Gowan MJ, “A randomized controlled trial of Child FIRST: A comprehensive home-based intervention translating research into early childhood practice,” Child Development. 2011; 82(1): 193-208.

[8] Lee E, Michell-Herzfeld SD, Lowenfels AA, Greene R, Dorabawila V, DuMont KA, “Reducing low birth weight through home visitation: a randomized controlled trial,” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009; 36(2):154–160.

[9] Levenstein P, Levenstein S, Shiminski J A, Stolzberg JE, “Long-term impact of a verbal interaction program for at-risk toddlers: An exploratory study of high-school outcomes in a replication of the Mother-Child Home Program,” Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 1998; 19: 267-286.

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