Links to Common Topics
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention
Child Abuse Prevention Fund Children’s Hospital and Health System
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information US Department of Health and Human Services Established in 1974 by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to collect, organize, and disseminate information on all aspects of child maltreatment. The mission of the Clearinghouses is to connect professionals and concerned citizens to timely and well-balanced information on programs, research, legislation, and statistics regarding the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.
Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin builds community resources, provides training and public awareness, and carries out advocacy activities in order to strengthen child abuse prevention efforts in Wisconsin
General Health/Safety Information
Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)
Shaken Baby Association A non profit agency pledge to prevent, detect, and treat Shaken Baby Syndrome
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
American Academy of Pediatrics Information on how to reduce the risk of SIDS.
Infant Death Center of Wisconsin Organization that provides information, counseling, and support groups for children, parents, grandparents, and others affected by the death of an infant up to one year of age. The site has a link to general information on SIDS.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Information on the “Back to Sleep Campaign.” Link to order free materials such as brochures, sticker, videos, etc.
SIDS Alliance A national non-profit voluntary health organization that unites families, caregivers, health professionals and scientists with government, business and community service groups in a nationwide movement to advance infant safety and survival across America, support bereaved families, and hasten the elimination of SIDS through research.