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 (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb) 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 http://friendsnrc.org/network-for-action.
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FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) is a service of HHS, ACF, Children's Bureau (CB) and a member of the T/TA Network.
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