Items tagged with "Child Abuse"


articles  |   Addressing Child Exposure to Violence

Published: April 12, 2016
Each year a notable number of children are exposed to violence in their homes and communities. This exposure can result in negative health and well-being consequences. Safe from the Start (SFS) programs were funded to provide treatment services and supportive referrals to children exposed to violence and their families. This report provides an overview of the Illinois Safe from the Start program, program outcomes, and implications for policy and practice.



publications  |   Addressing Child Exposure to Violence

Published: April 12, 2016
| Each year a notable number of children are exposed to violence in their homes and communities. This exposure can result in negative health and well-being consequences. Safe from the Start (SFS) programs were funded to provide treatment services and supportive referrals to children exposed to violence and their families. This report provides an overview of the Illinois Safe from the Start program, program outcomes, and implications for policy and practice.



grant programs  |   Family Violence Coordinating Councils

Published: August 6, 2015
Family Violence Coordinating Councils, at both state and local/circuit levels, establish a forum to improve the institutional, professional, and community response to family violence, including intimate partner abuse, child abuse, abuse against people with disabilities, and elder abuse. The councils engage in education and prevention as well as coordination of intervention and services for victims and perpetrators. They work to improve the administration of justice when addressing family violence.



publications  |   Safe From the Start Year 12 Report 2001-2013

Published: May 21, 2014
This report summarizes data collected from 4350 children and their families that received Safe From the Start services over the past 12 years. These data provide an important