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The California Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law

This handbook was originally written to help mental health professionals understand the Child Abuse Reporting Law and their reporting responsibilities, and to identify and address major treatment issues. This revised edition also includes issues specific... Read More

Pediatric Strangulation: Important Information for Parents and Guardians

This is a victim brochure for parents and caregivers of strangled children. It is the pediatric version of the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention’s “Facts of Strangulation” brochure. Read More

Children Living in a Violence Home Wheel

Created by the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, this wheel depicts the negative effects suffered by children living in violent homes and coping with family violence. Read More

Abuse of Children Wheel

Created as part of the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, this wheel depicts the patterns involved in child abuse; it explains the terms intimidation, using institutions, isolation, emotional abuse, economic abuse, threats, and using adult privilege,... Read More

First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain

Produced by the California Attorney General's Office, this 15 minute video discusses the lasting impacts of domestic violence on young children and their brain development. It highlights that repeated exposure to violence changes the brain,... Read More