January 8, 2013 | Bryan Samuels
ACYF funds grants, cooperative agreements, and demonstration projects to promote social and emotional well-being, along with safety and permanency, for children and youth who come to the attention of the child welfare system.
December 12, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Work continues to coordinate efforts among federal, state and local agencies to focus on child maltreatment prevention.
August 22, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Every month, more Administration for Children and Families programs are coming online and promoting their services on the Internet with social media tools. Have you subscribed or “friended” these pages yet?
April 17, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
This week child welfare advocates from all sectors of society (social work, education and law enforcement) will converge in Washington, D.C., for the 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. This conference is the nation’s leading training event for policy makers, practitioners and researchers involved in promote child safety and well-being.
February 22, 2012 | George Sheldon
You can’t always see the effects of child abuse. They go far beyond bruises and broken bones. Children who are beaten, sexually or emotionally abused or neglected suffer the consequences of adversity long after their outward wounds heal. Recent research suggests that children who endure “toxic stress”—sensing persistent threat but no protector—are at risk for a host of developmental, intellectual, emotional and behavioral problems as they grow up.