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4/1/2018 -

Preventable? YES!

Safe, stable and nurturing relationships and environments are essential to preventing child maltreatment and to assuring that all children can reach their full potential.

In the Journal of Adolescent Health, a special issue has shed light on the importance of safe, stable nurturing relationship between parents and other adults in preventing child maltreatment:

“Using prospective longitudinal data, we demonstrate support both for the cycle of maltreatment hypothesis and for the important role that safe, stable, and nurturing relationships can play in influencing the interruption of the cycle of child maltreatment between generations...Read More