When public health nurses accompany caseworkers on investigations, the results can be beneficial to child and family well-being.
Home visiting programs for new parents offer a universal approach to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Explore Austin’s model.
Learn how Texas invested in primary and secondary prevention programs to prevent child maltreatment using a public health framework.
Dr. Joia Crear-Perry explores issues of race, maternal and child health disparities, and how we can address bias in our work with families.
Dr. Deborah Daro, senior research fellow at Chapin Hall, outlines the goals of a public health approach to child welfare.
Scott Hippert describes how Family Connects approaches prevention by offering communitywide home visits to support families with newborns.
Dr. Jonathan Thackeray and Carrie Baker share collaborative efforts to improve pediatric practices and prevent recurrent child maltreatment.
Given the high rate of psychotropic medication use by youth in out-of-home care, it is vital to establish effective oversight plans.