Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter
January 2013 |Vol. 18, No. 1 Download Issue (PDF, 95KB)
Featured ArticleJennifer Kaminski, PhD
Goals for 2013-14 include increased visibility for the section and an increased sense of community among its members.
- The Newtown tragedy and Connecticut’s trauma-informed response
State agencies and the provider community bring existing systems into play to help those affected by the shootings and their aftermath.
By Yvonne Humenay Roberst, PhD
- APA Public Interest Government Relations Office update
A new law creates a national commission to prevent child maltreatment fatalities.
By Kerry Bolger, PhD
- Best practices for disseminating early childhood maltreatment evidence-based care: The LAUNCHing ABC in NC Project
Joint endeavor by two universities examines the feasibility of a Learning Collaborative-based model that can be tested through a randomized control trial.
By Karen Appleyard Carmody, PhD, Mary Dozier, PhD, Lisa Amaya-Jackson, MD, Robert A. Murphy, PhD, and Ashley Alvord