Predoctoral Institute (LEAD) Opens Applications

The Center for Innovation in Child Maltreatment Policy, Research, and Training (CICM): LEAD: Leadership, Equity, and Diversity for Higher Education October 6-8th 2021 Virtual Predoctoral Institute Invitation to Apply The CICM hosts an annual two and a half day Predoctoral Summer Institute for 12 underrepresented minority (URM) professionals who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. […]

Symbology in Child Abuse Prevention Month: Pinwheels

In 2008, Prevent Child Abuse America declared the pinwheel as the national symbol for child abuse prevention through the campaign, Pinwheels for Prevention. Pinwheels symbolize the notions of playfulness, joy, and childhood. It serves as a reminder of the great childhoods we want for all children. The cyclical nature of the pinwheel depicts positive cycles […]

Child Abuse Prevention Month

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