Resources

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Daycare injuries

  • daycarebuse.com

    This is a site with resources for parents who have questions about daycare abuse cases in Texas, check it out.

  • State of California - Trust Line

    TrustLine was created by the California Legislature to give parents an important tool to use when selecting a caregiver for their children. All child care providers listed with TrustLine have submitted their fingerprints to the California Department of Justice and have no disqualifying criminal convictions in California. In addition, some but not all child care providers listed with TrustLine have also received a clearance from an FBI criminal record check.

  • America Taking Action Child Care Directory

    This website is a resource to assist parents with picking the right day care center.

  • Parent’s Action for Children

    This website provides educational material to enhance parenting skills

  • National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center

    This website is a resource to assist parents with picking the right day care center.

  • ChildFun.com

    This website is a resource to assist parents with picking the right day care center

  • Safer Child, Inc.

    This website is a resource to assist parents with picking the right day care center

Traumatic Brain Injuries

  • ImPACT Test link

    The ImPACT Test is designed to evaluate brain injured athlete. It is a Windows-based, computer-administered test to evaluate symptoms and cognitive function of brain-injured athletes. Athletic trainers and healthcare providers may administer the test.

  • Ohio Doctor warns of silent epidemic among kids - Study: 80% of concussions go undiagnosed

    This article emphasizes the need for sideline assessment during sporting events to screen for concussion and head injuries. There are brief descriptions and guideline lists for coaches, healthcare providers and parents to follow if a child experiences impact resulting in possible injury to the brain. The article content includes mention of the Mental Status Exam, Maddox Questions and Standardized Assessment of Concussion.

Wrongful Death

School Injuries

Child Abuse

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation - Innocent Images National Initiative

    This link will provide the information one needs to report child pornography or child sex predators to federal authorities. The Most Wanted website is featured on this link.

  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service

    How do people report child pornography?

    Here are links to reporting child pornography. You may contact the FBI at  http://www.fbi.gov/contact/fo/fo.htm, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at  https://secure.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/CybertipServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov.  

  • Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA)

    ASCA is an international self-help support group that receives no government funding. This organization is designed to assist adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse to find the healing resources they need through community, provider and web-based programs.      

  • Dream Catcher for Abused Children

    Dream Catchers for Abused Children is an official non-profit 501(c)3 Child abuse organization dedicated to child abuse & neglect awareness and prevention.

  • Bullying.org

    "Everyone has a right to be respected and the responsibility to respect others." www.bullying.org "where you are not alone."

  • Dr. Jim Hopper presents Dr. Judith Herman's book about domestic abuse trauma and recovery.

    A brief overview and description of Dr. Herman's book if profiled here.

  • The book entitled No one would believe it: Experiences of a child abuse investigator written by Evelyn Kelly Norman is available.

    The book entitled No one would believe it: Experiences of a child abuse investigator written by Evelyn Kelly Norman is available. Ms. Norman is a former case worker for the Department of Family and Children Services. She authored a book describing what caseworkers, the everyday unsung heroes, do for abused children and the community. The book contains descriptions of real-life cases and child abuse situations with only the names changed to protect confidentiality. This book is currently used in some academic settings as part of curriculum.

  • Every Child Matters organization

    This is the link to the Every Child Matters organization.  This organization seeks to make the matters involving children and child abuse a political priority.     

  • Vermont

    After hours: (800) 649-5285

  • Rhode Island

    Toll-Free: (800) RI-CHILD (800-742-4453)

  • Pennsylvania

    Toll-Free: (800) 932-0313

  • Oklahoma

    Toll-Free: (800) 522-3511

  • North Dakota

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • New Mexico

    Toll-Free: (800) 797-3260 Local (toll): (505) 841-6100

  • New Jersey

    TTY: (800) 835-5510 Toll-Free: (877) 652-2873 TDD: (800) 835-5510

  • Nevada

    Toll-Free: (800) 992-5757 Local (toll): (775) 684-4400

  • Montana

    Toll-Free: (866) 820-5437

  • Massachusetts

    Toll-Free: (800) 792-5200

  • Louisiana

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • California

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Arizona

    Toll-Free: (888) SOS-CHILD (888-767-2445)

  • Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse

    This website is designed for adult victims of child abuse that are seeking support and information to assist with coping and dealing with the emotional and life-altering residual effects of child abuse.

  • Suite 101.com - the genuine article

    This website posts many of the latest articles published on the topic of child abuse.

  • The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

    The ACE Study is an active collaboration study between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente. It is a large scientific research study that analyzes the relationship between multiple categories of childhood trauma, general overall health and behavioral outcomes in adult life.

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway - Child Abuse Reporting Numbers

    The Child Welfare Information Gateway has provided a compilation of child abuse reporting phone numbers for each state.

  • Battered Moms Lose Children to Abusers

    California domestic violence victim advocates have been seeking reform in two counties that are especially notorius for awarding custody of children to abusers. Several bills have been submitted to address the problems in family court.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Understanding child maltreatment fact sheet

    This link provides statistical information regarding child maltreatment

  • Prevent Child Abuse America

    The organization offers various programs on child abuse prevention, and it also directs efforts toward increasing public awareness about child abuse and neglect.

  • myspace.com/medical_legal_nurse

    Our firm has various professionals and experts assist with case investigations depending on the nature of the cases. We have a nurse consultant help us coordinate case investigations. You may learn more about our consultant by visiting this profile.

  • Puerto Rico

    Toll-Free: (800) 981-8333 Local (toll): (787) 749-1333

  • Virginia

    Toll-Free: (800) 552-7096 Local (toll): (804) 786-8536

  • Washington

    TTY: (800) 624-6186 Toll-Free: (866) END-HARM (866-363-4276) After hours: (800) 562-5624

  • West Virginia

    Toll-Free: (800) 352-6513

  • Wisconsin

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Wyoming

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance

  • Shaken baby syndrome simulator

    This company sells a model intended to demonstrate the cause and effect of shaken baby syndrome.

  • Arkansas

    Toll-Free: (800) 482-5964

  • Alabama

    Local (toll): (334) 242-9500

  • Alaska

    Toll-Free: (800) 478-4444

  • Michigan

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Minnesota

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Mississippi

    Toll-Free: (800) 222-8000 Local (toll): (601) 359-4991

  • Missouri

    Toll-Free: (800) 392-3738 Local (toll): (573) 751-3448

  • Colorado

    Local (toll): (303) 866-5932

  • Connecticut

    TDD: (800) 624-5518 Toll-Free: (800) 842-2288

  • Delaware

    Toll-Free: (800) 292-9582

  • District of Columbia

    Local (toll): (202) 671-SAFE (202-671-7233)

  • Florida

    Toll-Free: (800) 96-ABUSE (800-962-2873)

  • Georgia

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Hawaii

    Local (toll): (808) 832-5300

  • Illinois

    Toll-Free: (800) 252-2873 Local (toll): (217) 524-2606

  • Indiana

    Toll-Free: (800) 800-5556

  • Iowa

    Toll-Free: (800) 362-2178

  • Kansas

    Toll-Free: (800) 922-5330

  • Kentucky

    Toll-Free: (800) 752-6200

  • Maine

    TTY: (800) 963-9490 Toll-Free: (800) 452-1999

  • Maryland

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Nebraska

    Toll-Free: (800) 652-1999

  • New Hampshire

    Toll-Free: (800) 894-5533 Local (toll): (603) 271-6556

  • New York

    TDD: (800) 369-2437 Toll-Free: (800) 342-3720 Local (toll): (518) 474-8740

  • North Carolina

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Ohio

    Contact the county Public Children Services Agency using the list above or call Childhelp USA® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • Oregon

    Click on the website above for information on reporting or call Childhelp® (800-422-4453) for assistance.

  • South Carolina

    Local (toll): (803) 898-7318

  • South Dakota

    Local (toll): (605) 773-3227

  • Tennessee

    Toll-Free: (877) 237-0004

  • Texas

    Toll-Free: (800) 252-5400

  • Utah

    Toll-Free: (800) 678-9399

Child Injuries

Burns

Dog Bites

Car Accident

  • Arcata Car Accident Book

    We recently added a page to our library section with a Free book explaining the rights of children in car accidents and lawsuits in Arcata.  Check it out and order yours today.

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