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American Academy of Pediatrics
An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
www.aap.org

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
A full-service technical assistance, training, and research program addressing a broad spectrum of law and court-related topics affecting children (i.e., child abuse and neglect, adoption, adolescent health, foster and kinship care, custody and support, guardianship, missing and exploited children, and children's exposure to domestic violence).

www.abanet.org/child/home.html

 

American Bar Association Child Law Practice Online
www.abanet.org/child/clp/

 

American Bar Association Family Law Section
www.abanet.org/family/home.html

 

American Humane
www.americanhumane.org

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
A membership society dedicated to serving professionals who work in child abuse and neglect, and thereby, improve the quality of services to maltreated children and the adults who share and influence their lives.
www.apsac.org

American Prosecutors Research Institute
Research and program development resource for prosecutors at all levels of government.
www.ndaa-apri.org

Attachment Parenting International    
www.attachmentparenting.org

Boston Medical Center Pediatrics
The Family Advocacy Program and the Child Witness to Violence sections of this website have resources and unique ideas for working with children and families.
http://www.bmc.org/pediatrics/special/

Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System (Ontario, Canada)
Advocates for the special needs of children and families involved in the justice system.
www.lfcc.on.ca/

Center for Effective Discipline
www.stophitting.com

Child Abuse Prevention Network
http://child-abuse.com/

Child Trauma
Provides information and services to help improve the lives of traumatized and maltreated children and their families; material by Bruce Perry, M.D. www.childtrauma.org/ctamaterials/default.asp

Child Welfare Home Page
www.childwelfare.com

 

Child Welfare League of America

An association of 1,000 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist over 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a wide range of services.

www.cwla.org

 

Children’s Defense Fund
Provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves; particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities; educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.
www.childrensdefense.org

CIVITAS Child Law Center at Loyola Chicago School of Law
www.luc.edu/law/academics/special/center/child_family.shtml

Coalition for America's Children
www.connectforkids.org

 

Colorado CASA

Advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children by promoting and supporting the development, growth, and continuation of quality CASA programs and services to benefit the children of Colorado.

www.coloradocasa.org

 

Colorado Children’s Campaign

Researches children's well-being, stimulates dialogue on children's issues, and promotes accountability and action to improve the health, education, safety, and economic security of Colorado's children.

www.coloradokids.org

Colorado Coalition of Adoptive Families
Provides information to and advocates for families at all phases of the foster-adopt/adoption/kinship process.
www.cocaf.org

Colorado Courts
homepage www.courts.state.co.us
booklet for children who are subjects of dependency and neglect cases www.courts.state.co.us/supct/committees/courtimprovecomm.htm
booklet for incarcerated parents www.courts.state.co.us/panda/reports/parentingfromprison1.3.pdf  


Colorado Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Division
www.cdhs.state.co.us/childwelfare/

 
Colorado Office of the Child's Representative
State agency that provides Colorado children involved in the legal system with competent and effective legal representation.
www.coloradochildrep.com

Colorado State Foster Parent Association
Supports foster care of children by providing education, advocacy, and resources for Colorado foster parents.
www.csfpa.org

Denver CASA
www.DenverCASA.org

Denver Children's Advocacy Center
www.denvercac.org

Denver Juvenile Court
www.courts.state.co.us/district/02nd/denjuv/02djdist.htm

Family Development Resources, Inc.
www.familydev.com

 

Hilton House Child Abduction
www.hiltonhouse.com

 
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.
www.ispcan.org

 

Jackson Katz
Information regarding gender violence prevention education with men and boys.

www.jacksonkatz.com

Kempe Center
Provides direct clinical services, improves clinical service delivery systems, and provides training, education, and consultation programs to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect in Colorado and throughout the nation.
www.kempe.org

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Supports research, education, and access to violence related resources.
www.mincava.umn.edu/

Missing Kids in Colorado
www.missingkids.com/precreate/CO.html

National Association of Child Advocates
Devoted to enhancing the effectiveness of state and local child advocacy organizations. 
www.childadvocacy.org

National Association of Council for Children
Provides training and technical assistance to attorneys and other professionals, serves as a public information and professional referral center, and engages in public policy and legislative advocacy.

http://naccchildlaw.org/

National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
Current and historical information about children and violence; training, technical assistance, and consultation to a variety of collaborative community programs; specialized interventions and services.
www.nccev.org

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Provides services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children.
www.missingkids.org

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
Educates and trains parents and professionals, and conducts research that will prevent the shaking and abuse of infants in the United States.
www.dontshake.com


National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Raises the standard of care and improves access to services for traumatized children, their families, and communities throughout the United States. 
www.nctsnet.org


National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; leadership of NCADV’s caucuses and task forces developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.
www.ncadv.org

 
National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Dedicated to serving the nation's children and families by improving the courts of juvenile and family jurisdictions.

www.ncjfcj.org

National Court Appointed Special Advocates (NCASA)
www.nationalcasa.org

 

Judges Pages

www.nationalcasa.org/JudgesPage/index.htm

 

National Indian Child Welfare Association
The most comprehensive source of information on American Indian child welfare; works on behalf of Indian children and families; provides public policy, research, and advocacy; information and training on Indian child welfare; and community development services to a broad national audience including tribal governments and programs, state child welfare agencies, and other organizations, agencies, and professionals interested in the field of Indian child welfare.

www.nicwa.org

 
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center

Provides information services and technical assistance on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and related topics; promotes understanding of SIDS and provides comfort to those affected by SIDS through information sharing.

www.sidscenter.org

 

North Metro Task Force

Combats illicit drug activity in the North Metro Denver area; works in conjunction with the Police, Sheriff, Fire Department, DA’s office, building inspectors, EPA, Social Services, the Legislature, and other community members.

www.nmtf.us/

 

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Department of Justice

Provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization; supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.

www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org

 

Office of the Child's Representative

The mission of the Office of the Child's Representative is to provide Colorado's children involved in the court system with competent and effective legal representation.

www.coloradochildrep.com

Packard Foundation Center for the Future of Children
www.futureofchildren.org

 

Pact, An Adoption Alliance    
www.pactadopt.org

Project No Spank
www.nospank.net

 

Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center

Strives to deliver high quality legal services for at-risk and maltreated children, promote their healing and healthy development, and ensure that each foster child finds a permanent, loving home - whether this is with their biological family or a new family - as soon as possible.
www.rockymountainchildrenslawcenter.org

Santa Barbara Graduate Institute

Center for Clinical Studies and Research

focuses on understanding and healing developmental trauma

www.traumaResources.org

 

Stop it Now!
www.stopitnow.com

 

Tennyson Center for Children

www.childabuse.org

 

Trauma Information Page

www.trauma-pages.com

 

United States Department of Education

information on special education, No Child Left Behind, etc.

www.ed.gov/policy/landing.jhtml?src=rt

 

United States Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children and Families
www.acf.hhs.gov

 

United States Department of Justice
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/

  

Zero To Three  
www.zerotothree.org  

 

Phone Numbers

Colorado Centralized Child Abuse Reporting
303/866-3003

 

National Child Abuse Hotline (ChildHelp USA)

800/422-4453

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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