A Parent's Guide to Facebook

This guide designed to help you understand what Facebook is and how to use it safely. With it, you will be better informed and able to communicate effectively with young Facebook users in your life. That's important because 1) if something goes wrong, we want our children to come to us and 2) as the Internet becomes increasingly social and mobile, a parent’s guidance and support are ever more key to young people’s well-being in social media and technology.

A Safer Generation of Cribs - New Federal Requirements from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Anti-bullying Strategies for Students with Developmental Disabilities, thier Families, and their Schools Resource Guide

The intent of this booklet is to summarize into one document the best antibullying practices and strategies as they pertain to students with developmental disabilities, compiled from dozens of articles, manuals, and curricula.

Baby-Proofing Your Home

Children are naturally curious. Tasting, touching and feeling are how infants and toddlers learn about the world around them. Take a moment to look at your surroundings from a youngster's point of view. Then make any necessary adjustments to baby proof your home.

Backpack-Related Injuries in Children

Overloaded backpacks used by children have received a lot of attention from parents, doctors, school administrators and the media in the past several years. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission there were more than 21,000 backpackrelated injuries treated at hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics in the year 2003. Injuries ranged from contusions, to sprains and strains to the back and shoulder, and fractures.

Child Abuse Training & Technical Assistance (CATTA) Center

The Child Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Centers provide training and technical assistance to child advocacy centers; multi-disciplinary interview centers or teams; and child sexual abuse prevention, intervention and treatment service providers. Explore the site to learn more and please contact us for more information about our training and technical assistance opportunities.

Child Safety on the Farm

Thousands of children are injured and hundreds are killed every year by hazards found on the farm. Some of these children are working on the farm while others wander into trouble on their own or are invited into hazardous areas. Implement injury prevention strategies today to protect agriculture's greatest resource, our children.

College & University Immunization Recommendations

Horseback Riding & Children

Size, physical development, dexterity, strength, level of maturity and attitude of the person are among factors that ought to be considered, as well as age, before someone is allowed to mount a horse.

How to Prevent Poisonings in Your Home

Help prevent accidental poisonings by being aware of potential hazards and observing these National Safety Council poison prevention tips.