NATIONAL CENTER FOR PROSECUTION OF CHILD ABUSE
Child Abuse and Child Protection Publications
Update is the newsletter in which current issues of critical importance are discussed. Update provides prosecutors and other child abuse professionals with practical information and the reference tools to locate more complete, technical data on many issues. You may contact us to be added to our mailing list to receive Update in print. You may also view Update electronically on our website.
Child Sexual Exploitation Update Newsletter
Child Sexual Exploitation Update is the newsletter devoted to computer facilitated crimes against children.
Update Express Newsletter
NCPCA publishes an on-line bulletin, Update Express. This allows for even quicker dissemination of important opinions or other relevant news.
Ending Child Abuse
New Efforts in Prevention,
Learn the strategies to achieve the goal of ending child abuse!
Edited by Victor I. Vieth, JD, National Child Protection
Training Center, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota;
Bette L. Bottoms, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology,
University of Illinois at Chicago; Alison R. Perona, JD,
Inspector General, Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago, Illinois
The highly anticipated Ending Child Abuse: New Efforts in Prevention, Investigation, and Training presents an exciting vision: to end or significantly reduce child abuse. Respected social scientists and legal scholars discuss empirically sound short- and long-term multidisciplinary strategies that can be implemented in our society. Innovative and well-established concepts and approaches are clearly presented, such as specialized education, rational preventative methods, effective investigation and prosecution strategies, and the analysis of factors that influence law enforcement investigations and child abuse prevention efforts.
Copies can be ordered from Amazon.com
Publisher: The Hawthorne Press, Inc.
Medical, Legal, & Social Science Aspects
of Child Sexual Exploitation
A Comprehensive Review of Pornography,
Prostitution, and Internet Crimes
with Supplementary CD-ROM
This exceptional publication discusses ways to build
multidisciplinary efforts to demolish businesses based
on child sexual exploitation. This first-of-a-kind
publication promises to be an invaluable resource for
those around the world who have devoted their lives to
rescuing children and holding child exploiters accountable
for their actions.
Publisher: G.W. Medical Publishing, Inc.
Copies can be ordered from G.W. Medical Publishing, Inc.
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A Courtroom for All
Creating Child-and Adolescent-Fair Courtrooms
Child abuse cases can be some of the most
challenging cases for prosecutors, law
enforcement and child protection professionals;
asking a child or adolescent to testify in court
adds additional issues. This monograph outlines
how you can create child- and adolescent-fair
courtrooms. From child-fair oaths, to therapy
animals, to how to handle a defendant who wants
to cross examine the child victim, this monograph
is your go-to guide on how to help child and
adolescent victims feel comfortable and safe
throughout the court process.
Overcoming Defense Expert Testimony in Abusive Head Trauma Cases
Abusive head trauma cases involving child victims can be some of the most challenging cases due to the nature of the injuries and medical expert testimony. This monograph details how to overcome defense expert testimony and effectively present your case.