New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research

Examines research findings on the extent, causes, and consequences of child abuse and neglect and the effectiveness of intervention programs. This report provides recommendations for establishing a coordinated national infrastructure to support future child abuse and neglect research.

Sponsored By: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Committee on Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade: Phase II
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Institute of Medicine
National Research Council