Click on the links below for pertinent data and information.

• Kidsdata.org offers more than 300 indicators on the health and well being of children in communities across California. The website, launched in 2004, is a project of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

 http://www.kidsdata.org

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. A collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente’s Health Appraisal Clinic in San Diego, the findings suggest that certain experiences are major risk factors for the leading causes of illness and death as well as poor quality of life in the United States.

 http://www.cdc.gov/ace/index.htm

• Dr. Bruce Perry is the Senior Fellow of the ChildTrauma Academy, a not-for-profit organization which promotes innovations in service, research and education in the child maltreatment and childhood trauma.

 http://childtrauma.org

University of California at Berkeley, Center for Social Services Research, Child Welfare Dynamic Report System

http://cssr.berkeley.edu/ucb_childwelfare/

The Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

http://www.childwelfare.gov/

Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) launched the Strengthening Families Initiative with support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, as a strategy and national network to prevent child abuse and neglect by helping early care and education programs to assist families develop “protective factors” which contribute to child safety and well-being.

http://www.cssp.org/reform/strengthening-families