Abuse & Neglect of Children with Disabilities

Christian Resources on Child Abuse and Neglect

Developing Church Policies on Child Abuse

Guidance on Effective Discipline

Impact of Child Abuse and Neglect

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The ACE Study

The CDC and Kaiser Permanente have studied the impact of child physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect and other adverse childhood experiences on our health. It is important to consider the potential impact on child abuse and neglect on our health and to discuss these issues with our medical and mental health providers. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The ACE Study

Impact of Emotional Abuse

Missing and Exploited Children

Parenting Programs

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Research on Adult Sex Offenders

Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative

Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative is a comprehensive report prepared by the United States Department of Justice that details our current knowledge about adults and children who commit sexual offenses. This document may help clergy or others who have to monitor convicted sex offenders in a congregation or in directing sex offenders to appropriate treatment and other resources that research indicates can lower the risk of recidivism.

Research on Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative

Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative is a comprehensive report prepared by the United States Department of Justice that details our current knowledge about adults and children who commit sexual offenses. This document may help clergy or others who have to monitor convicted sex offenders in a congregation or in directing sex offenders to appropriate treatment and other resources that research indicates can lower the risk of recidivism.

Resources for Male Survivors

Sexual Behaviors of Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics: Evaluation Sexual Behaviors in Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics: Evaluation Sexual Behaviors in Children. Parents, clergy, teachers and others may struggle with discerning a child’s sexual behaviors. This article helps sort out normal and abnormal sexual behaviors in children and offers guidance when professional assistance is necessary.

Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Teaching Children Internet and Personal Safety

Teaching Children Resilience

Trafficking of Children

Training for Faith Leaders

Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center

Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center. Gundersen Health System has designed a course, entitled Chaplains for Children, which provides rigorous training for clergy, teachers, staff ministers and other called workers in recognizing and responding to cases of child abuse. GNCPTC also has a number of publications and other resources that can help the faith community in responding to instances of child abuse.