Child Maltreatment Prevention
Using Evidence-Based Parenting Programs to Advance CDC Efforts in Child Maltreatment Prevention — Research Brief 2004
CDC has launched several prevention initiatives aimed at encouraging and promoting positive parent-child interactions. These initiatives are summarized in Using Evidence-Based Parenting Programs to Advance CDC Efforts in Child Maltreatment Prevention—Research Brief 2004. The initiatives result from extensive strategic planning and consultation with child maltreatment prevention experts and promote positive parenting skills. By acquiring such skills, parents and caregivers can better manage children’s behavior and prevent violence before it occurs.