The HOPE National Resource Center joined with Amy Templeman, former chair of the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities and published an opinion piece in The Hill to discuss the reasons why the feared epidemic of child abuse never happened.
This week marks the end of April, child abuse prevention month. During the pandemic, we have learned a lot about how to prevent child abuse. Data from the pandemic show a story of hope for children and families. Let’s put this new knowledge into action.
For HOPE and Policy day during the Week of HOPE, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba member of the HOPE National Advisory Board, and Allison Bovell-Ammon, wrote a blog sharing the importance of promoting HOPE through monthly payments for children.
This year we will be hosting a Week of HOPE, this will take place March 7 – 11, 2022. Throughout the week we will highlight all the amazing work of HOPE featuring the many organizations we have worked with and who use HOPE to support children, families, and communities. The HOPE framework offers a new approach that brings identifying, celebrating, and promoting positive experiences to the forefront of care.
In their new article, "Child Physical Abuse did not Increase During the Pandemic" in JAMA Pediatrics, Dr. Robert Sege and Dr. Allison Stephens of the HOPE National Resource Center discuss how child abuse is actually not on the rise as…