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Soledad Carrillo is now a member of Network for Action
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Parent Leaders

This group is for all parent leaders at local, state and national levels. Supporters of parent leadership are also welcome to participate in this group.
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MaegenMarie Jones liked Charlie Bryan's group Parent Leaders
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MaegenMarie Jones is now a member of Network for Action
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Messaging at the Intersections

This group is focused around new messaging to engage partners who don't traditionally think of themselves as part of the child abuse and neglect prevention community. See More
Aug 7, 2013

Preventing Child Maltreatment and
Promoting Well-Being: Network for Action

This social networking site is intended to support ongoing communication and collaboration to better connect the people, programs, practices and policies that are collectively moving our country forward toward our vision of preventing child maltreatment and dramatically improving child and family well-being.

The site is an outgrowth of the Network for Action (NFA) meetings held since 2011.  The NFA meetings are sponsored by the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) at the Children's Bureau ( located within the Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACF) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Violence Prevention's Knowledge to Action Child Maltreatment Prevention Consortium Leadership Group (K2A) and other national organizations and networks that support prevention efforts.  Learn more about the NFA at

This site was established by FRIENDS National Resource Center as a service of the Children's Bureau. Please contact Edi Winkle at with any questions.



Preventing child maltreatment and promoting well-being

Started by Rosie Gomez. Last reply by faris ahmed Jun 18, 2013. 1 Reply

Bringing people together is an important part of preventing child maltreatment and promoting well-being. Consider organizing an event where your colleagues/partners have an opportunity to meet and…Continue

2013 Resource Guide

Started by Rosie Gomez Mar 26, 2013. 0 Replies

The Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being: A Network for Action 2013 Resource Guide is now available. This resource guide supports service providers in thier work with parents,…Continue

Parent Leadership

Started by Rosie Gomez Mar 13, 2013. 0 Replies

Parent are an important part of family support programs. Parents should be encouraged to participate fully, and in a meaningful way, in the development of programs and services that are offered in…Continue

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Started by Rosie Gomez Feb 25, 2013. 0 Replies

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has extended health care coverage to more than 3 million young adults ages 19-25 who were previously uninsured including access to mental health and substance use…Continue



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