Why Primary Prevention?

Posted by: Pamela Heisler Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Uncategorized

February
16

We all love the idea of child abuse prevention, but sometimes it can be hard to fully grasp what it is, or how to do it. If you want a better understanding of prevention, watch the first 8 minute of this video featuring Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau.

This video from the Capacity Building Center for Courts featuring Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau, discussing the importance of proactively preventing child maltreatment and investing in the capacity of parents to keep their children safe rather than disproportionately investing in supports and services, such as foster care, after children have already suffered maltreatment. 

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