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Keeping Adverse Childhood Experiences at the center of prevention efforts

At Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, we talk a lot about prevention. How do you keep kids out of the child welfare system? Prevention. How do you curb the drop out rate and encourage success in school among kids at

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Why prevention matters to all of us: The long-term effects of child abuse to our kids and our culture

Part of the belief that whether a parent abuses a child is that family’s personal “business” is the failure to admit that the outcome of abuse affects all of us. How? Countless obvious ways . . . and some that

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Child Abuse Prevention in Action: Fremont PIWI

PIWI (Parents Interacting With Children) is an evidence-based method to improve interactions between parents and their young children. It helps at-risk parents build the skills they need to work positively with their kids, and techniques for when things get tough.

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Perception is the enemy of prevention.

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. And the good news is that most people are already aware that child abuse is a problem. But when you’ll ask people about child abuse and neglect, you’ll usually get one of two

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