Working with Youth

Working with Youth:

Responding to Difficult Issues


Under Ohio law, certain professionals are required to report suspected child abuse and neglect, including law enforcement, school and day care personnel, counselors, therapists, medical/health personnel, and attorneys.
Ohio Revised Code  2151.421
Physical Abuse 
Sexual Abuse/ Exploitation
Physical Abuse/ What is Sexual Abuse?
Physical Signs
Emotional or Behavioral Signs
Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention
Grief & Trauma
Victims of Crimes
Children Exposed to Violence
Child Abuse
Who can be a Victim?

Emergency Situations: Call 911
Non-Emergency Situations
A family-engagement approach to child protective services (CPS)
ncalogo Child Abuse Resources
National Parent Helpline
From Darkness to Light
Hope Shining
US Dept. of Justice
Prevent Child Abuse America
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
American Academy of Pediatrics
Child Welfare Information Gateway
and more...
Safety Education & Child Abuse Awareness
Internet Safety
Local Community Programs