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Our Endangered Species: A Hard Look At How We Treat Children
Discussion about child abuse in communities by author Andrew Vachss.
http://www.vachss.com/av_dispatches/disp_9803_a.html

Bursting the Bubble
Explains how children can identify violence and abuse within the family, and what can be done to help. Includes FAQ, personal stories, legal advice, and lists of services in Australia.
http://www.burstingthebubble.com/

Childhelp USA
Dedicated to the treatment, prevention and research of child abuse and neglect. Organization operates a hotline for child abuse and neglect.
http://www.childhelpusa.org/

Children of Domestic Violence: Risks and Remedies
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse - by Barbara J. Hart, Esq.
http://www.mincava.umn.edu/documents/hart/hart.html

Domestic Violence Home Page
The American Bar Association's web site for domestic violence issues. Information for attorneys and survivors. Contains information on protecting privacy for survivors during and after divorce.
http://www.abanet.org/domviol/

Evaluation of Physical Abuse in Children - May 15, 2000 - American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p3057.html

Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire
The Family Research Laboratory (FRL) is an independent research unit devoted to the study of family problems.
http://www.unh.edu/frl/

Harriet Tubman Center
Addresses dating and domestic violence prevention. Provides a variety of support programs. Based in Minneapolis.
http://www.tubman.org/

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Official site for current information on missing and exploited children. Search for missing children, view wanted posters, submit child "sightings", and additional information.
http://www.missingkids.com/

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence
A Washington, DC group on family violence addressing child abuse, spouse/partner abuse (domestic violence), and elder abuse.
http://nccafv.org/

Not to People Like Us
Dr. Susan Weitzman explores a heretofore overlooked population of battered wives--the highly-educated and upper-income women.
http://www.nottopeoplelikeus.com/index.html

Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Protection From Abuse client education page. About Maine's Protection From Abuse law as well as links to other Maine sites
http://www.ptla.org/pfa.htm

Raising Voices
A non-profit project of the Tides Center working to create and promote community-based approaches to preventing violence against women and children.
http://www.raisingvoices.org/

Sibling Abuse Survivors' Information & Advocacy Network
Sibling abuse is probably the most common and accepted form of domestic violence.
http://www.sasian.org/

The Abuse of Animals and Domestic Violence by Ascione, Weber & Wood : The Zero 5.0laf - The Official Website of Andrew Vachss
Discusses the implications of survey results for domestic violence programs, animal welfare organizations, and programs serving children of women who are battered by their partners.
http://www.vachss.com/guest_dispatches/ascione_1.html

Unintended Pregnancy Among Adult Women Exposed to Abuse or Household Dysfunction During Their Childhood
Abstract of JAMA article by Patricia M. Dietz, DrPH, et al.
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/282/14/1359

Violence in Families
Nat'l Academy Press, Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 1 (1993), Chapter 5, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
http://books.nap.edu/books/0309054761/html/221.html#pagetop

What is Parental Alienation Syndrome?
Article and resources on the controversial parental alienation syndrome, as it is used in child custody battles. Provided by the Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence, a professional organization of phyisicans, psychologists, nurses, social workers and others working in the field of child abuse and interpersonal violence.
http://www.leadershipcouncil.org/1/pas/faq.htm