Protecting the Indian Child Welfare Act

On November 9, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Brackeen v. Haaland, a case that will determine the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The ICWA, which passed in 1978, is a federal law that gives tribal governments jurisdiction over child welfare placements of Native children. The law […]

Invitation to Apply to the 2023 Training Institute for Early Career/Transitioning Scholars

Building a Multidisciplinary Pipeline of Researchers in Child Abuse and Neglect: Training Institute for Early Career or Transitioning Scholars Invitation to Apply for Competitive Trainee Award Rationale: Child abuse and neglect is a significant public health concern in the United States and around the world. According to the most recent statistics, in fiscal year 2019, […]

CICM Scoop: Spring/Summer Newsletter

The CICM Scoop features recent news, publications, research, resources, and upcoming events in the field of child maltreatment. We connect with students, faculty, and partners to cultivate a robust network throughout the community and provide resources to those doing this work.

Support Over Silence for KIDS Featured in Op-Ed

Dr. Nancy Weaver partnered with the Family Nurturing Center in Northern Kentucky to craft an Op- Ed with the support of the Face It Movement. Through the commitment and investment of Kosair Charities, the Face It Movement promotes best practices in child abuse prevention and intervention, builds awareness and engages the community in how to help families thrive, […]

Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month was officially created in 1983. Every year since, the nation comes together to recognize and bring awareness to the child abuse and neglect epidemic in the United States. This month is a reminder of the importance of communities working together to strengthen and support families so that all children can […]

Support Over Silence for KIDS: Train the Trainer

Friday, April 22 (8:00 AM-11:00 AM) Register HERE Tuesday, April 26 (12:00 PM- 3:00 PM) Register HERE Wednesday, May 4 (4:00 PM- 7:00 PM) Register HERE Support Over Silence for KIDS is a three-hour, virtual training that prepares community members, hospital personnel, and other professionals to confidently defuse a challenging moment between a caregiver and […]

Statement on Texas Policy

As we prepare for Child Abuse Prevention month in April of this year, we are very concerned regarding the recent policy in Texas that suggests gender-affirming care be classified as child abuse.  To be clear, gender-affirming care is fully supported by pediatric practitioners1 and the US Dept of Health and Human Services.2 “The American Academy […]

Congratulations are in Order!

CICM would like to extend its heartfelt congratulations to two PhD Candidate Research Assistants: Autumn Asher BlackDeer and Daji Dvalishvilli Autumn Asher BlackDeer Autumn has accepted a Tenure- track Assistant Professor Position at the University of Denver starting Fall 2022. The position is particularly meaningful to Autumn because “The University of Denver if my tribe’s […]