Directory of Links

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
APSAC is the largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals working in the field of child maltreatment.

Child Abuse Prevention Network
The internet nerve center for professionals working in the area of child abuse and neglect.

Children's Bureau
The oldest federal agency for children. This web site has a great deal of useful information, including a link to the Child Abuse and Neglect Information Clearinghouse.

Child Welfare League of America
CWLA is a major charitable organization devoted to the well-being of America's vulnerable children and their families.

Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC)
The goal of the ICCTC is to develop trauma related treatment protocols, outreach materials, and service delivery guidelines specifically adapted and designed for Native American children.

Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, has the responsibility for providing health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
The only multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect, and exploitation globally.

Journal of Child Maltreatment
Child Maltreatment, the journal of APSAC, has a listing of these and many other related resources.

National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth
The National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth is a national training and technical assistance center developed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)
NICWA works to address the issues of child abuse and neglect through training, research, public policy, and grassroots community development.

Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to oversee diverse programs that benefit victims of crime. This link will give you a listing of numerous sites for information on child abuse and neglect, child fatalities and international efforts in child abuse and neglect.

Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth
Web site of the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth (OCCY). Includes publications, links, program information, and more, all focused on the activities of the OCCY in Oklahoma.