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Online Sexual Coercion and Extortion: Crimes against Children

A new report from Europol drives home the importance of our 2017 Thinking Space topic: Preventing Violence against Children in Cyberspace.  Help keep children safe - be a part of the conversation or work for ISPCAN in creating our report - learn more here.

Online Sexual Coercion and Extortion: Crimes against Children 2017-07-28T11:13:43+00:00

Prague Abstracts Deadline Extended!

Last chance to Submit your abstract before Feb. 28 for our 22nd International Congress in Prague :Sept 2-5, 2018 Child Protection in the changing world is the Theme for the 22nd International Congress in Prague.  The subthemes include: Advances in Child Custody Issues Complex Developmental Trauma Development of Children Outside of Family Evidence Based Practice [...]

Prague Abstracts Deadline Extended! 2018-02-20T21:02:45+00:00

New July Article: The relationships between violence in childhood and educational outcomes

The relationships between violence in childhood and educational outcomes: A global systematic review and meta-analysis Deborah Fry, Xiangming Fang, Stuart Elliott, Tabitha Casey, Xiaodong Zheng, Jiaoyuan Li, Lani Florian, Gillean McCluskey Abstract This is the first study to estimate the association globally between violence in childhood on educational outcomes, addressing a significant gap in the current evidence base. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses [...]

New July Article: The relationships between violence in childhood and educational outcomes 2017-07-17T11:15:52+00:00

Shop on Amazon and help ISPCAN

It's true! There are ways to help ISPCAN with no extra money out of your pocket. If you use the AmazonSmile link, you can shop Amazon as you normally would, and if you select International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect as your charity of choice, Amazon will make a donation to ISPCAN [...]

Shop on Amazon and help ISPCAN 2017-11-14T11:15:26+00:00

Child Forensic Interview Clinics

If you are a professional in the fields of child advocacy, law enforcement, child protective services, social services, medicine, law, or mental health - or, your job includes forensic interviewing of suspected victims of child maltreatment, APSAC Child Forensic Interview clinics could be a consideration for you.  Partial scholarships available for law enforcement personnel.  In [...]

Child Forensic Interview Clinics 2017-07-10T11:05:10+00:00

New Report on Human Trafficking: Emphasis on Africa

  The US State Department Trafficking In Persons Report 2017: Focus on Africa.   This yearly report documents what efforts countries around the world are making to address human trafficking. Here, AFRUCA summarises what this year's report reveals about African countries.   Most African countries are on "Tier 2". This means they are not making [...]

New Report on Human Trafficking: Emphasis on Africa 2017-07-05T10:42:44+00:00

Registration for The Hague Closes Sept 30!

Don't miss the ISPCAN European Regional Conference October 1-4 in The Hague, Netherlands.  Help us celebrate ISPCAN's 40th anniversary at this special event. Click here for more information and to register.

Registration for The Hague Closes Sept 30! 2017-09-01T15:23:57+00:00

Small Talk: Identifying communication problems in maltreated children

  Article in June Child Abuse & Neglect Authors: M. Frederico, A.L. Jackson C.M. Black A. Cox B. Joffe Development of speech and language is rapid in early years, yet if developmental problems in speech and language are not addressed they are likely to continue and impact negatively on a child's overall development and their life [...]

Small Talk: Identifying communication problems in maltreated children 2017-06-22T14:28:47+00:00

Prepare for European Regional Conference with Webinar

Don't forget to register  for the international webinar series for Thursday, June 22 - an unprecedented THREE panelists will discuss the interdisciplinary plan that's working from the United States to Europe.  This will be a great way to prepare for the theme of this year's European Regional Conference in The Hague!

Prepare for European Regional Conference with Webinar 2017-06-21T07:49:12+00:00