Child Welfare Gateway: Child Maltreatment 2008: Summary of Key Findings  (PDF)
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Children's Bureau

Child Maltreatment 2009 Report:  US. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau. (2010). Child Maltreatment 2009. 

Discipline and Development: A Meta-Analysis of Public Perceptions of Parents, Parenting, Child Development and Child Abuse (PDF)
Prepared for the Frameworks Institute

Long-Term Economic Costs of Psychological Problems During Childhood

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Research

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Report on Physical Punishment in the United States  (PDF)
Endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other leading child welfare organizations

Strengthening Families and Communities 2010 Resource Guide  (PDF)

Trafficking in Persons Report 2010

Violence Prevention in Schools  (PDF)

Evidence Based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence:  A Selection from Federal Databases (PDF)
This publication summarizes findings from federal reviews of research studies and program evaluations to help communities improve outcomes for children exposed to violence. It cites evidence-based practices that practitioners and policymakers can use to implement prevention services and activities for these children.

Policy Agenda for Infants & Children in the Child Welfare System (PDF)
The policy agenda represents a collective vision on the essential steps that should be taken in policies, programs, and practices to address the needs of these vulnerable infants and toddlers, who are at risk for a host of developmental problems that could follow them throughout their lives.  Use it to engage policymakers in important conversations on revising policies to protect the youngest children in the child welfare system.  
Child Maltreatment