Resources to help you learn more about the issues of child abuse and neglect prevention in California, report suspected abuse, and contact information for related entities. 

Resources Provided by the Mandated Reporter
Training Site



We suggest the following publications for more information about child abuse.

  • Cultural Considerations in Domestic Violence Cases: A National Judges Benchmark, published by the Family Violence Prevention Fund with a grant from the State Justice Institute
  • What You Need to Know if a Child is Being Abused or Neglected, published by the Center for Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence, Seattle, WA
  • When a Child is at Risk, published by The Center for Human Services, UC Davis Extension, University of California, Davis




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Why you should care.

Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S annually.
A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds.
5 children die every day from child abuse and neglect.

Stop the Abuse.

If you suspect that a child is in
danger of abuse or neglect,
report it.

Take Action.

Discover ways you can be active
in the fight to end child abuse.