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Research and Resources
For more information on child abuse prevention or research programs, signs of abuse and other resources please see the list of links below:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Lifetime cost of one year of confirmed child abuse cases
University of North Carolina School of Government: Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect in North Carolina
University of North Carolina’s School of Social Work: the Jordan Institute for Families
Recognizing and Responding, a booklet from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina on the possible signs of abuse and neglect. Includes suggestions on how to respond. [PDF]
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (programs, statistics and more):
Strengthening Families 6-11 and The Incredible Years – Family Resources of Cherokee County
Strengthening Families 6-11 – Jackson County Family Resource Center
Circle of Parents and Strengthening Families 6-11 – Swain County Family Resource Center
Circle of Parents and The Incredible Years – The Family Place of Transylvania County