Issues

The High Cost of Child Abuse to Society – Prevention Pays

Overview of the Problem Direct Costs Direct costs are those incurred as a direct result of child abuse and neglect. Included in these figures are the cost of the child welfare system, judicial and law enforcement, health and mental health systems. These costs can include expenses associated […]

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Talking to Strangers: The Age-Old Dilemma

“What have your parents told you that you should or shouldn’t do with strangers?” That line has been spoken exactly this way since CAP originated in 1978. It was designed to elicit answers from children. So, what have parents told their children? We have certainly discovered some […]

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Keeping Children Safe on the Internet

Malcolm is a ten year old boy who likes to “surf the net” and chat with sports fans who also like his favorite teams. In the course of one conversation, he was chatting with another boy who asked him his favorite hockey team. Malcolm said it was, […]

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