Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

Child abuse and neglect are serious public health problems that can have long-term impact on health, opportunity, and wellbeing. CDC works to understand the problems of child abuse and neglect and prevent them.

Resource for Action
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm, and Programmatic Activities

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Resource for Action [4 MB, 50 Pages]

This Resource for Action, formerly known as, “technical package,” represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help prevent child abuse and neglect. Also available in Spanish [21 MB, 52 Pages, 508].

Learn how you can implement strategies from the Resources for Action with CDC’s Violence Prevention in Practice tool.