Resources to Safe Web Surfing (page 2)
National Counseling and Abuse Organizations
Title: National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
Description: This is a national resource center for professionals and the public seeking information on child maltreatment. The clearinghouse collects, stores, organizes, and disseminates information on such topics as policy and legislation, identification and investigation, treatment, prevention, research, public awareness, training and education, and public and private programs. Their web site has a searchable database of all clearinghouse information, a treatment directory, and a prevention database.
Address: 330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20447-0001
Title: The National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: This is a nonprofit organization advocating for all victims of crime. They educate child victims about their rights and the recent provisions that have been established to protect them. The National Victim Center has a toll-free number that acts as a referral service for children who have been exploited.
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036-3307
Title: Childhelp USA®
Description: This organization is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children. It does this by focusing its efforts and resources on treatment, prevention, and research. Childhelp's comprehensive programs and services include the Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline; residential treatment facilities (villages) for severely abused children; child advocacy centers that reduce the trauma of child abuse victims during the interview and examination process; group homes; foster-family selection, training and certification; Head Start programs for at-risk children; child-abuse prevention programs; and community outreach.
15757 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260-1629
1-800-4-A-CHILD® (child abuse hotline)
Title: NetSmartz Workshop...Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet
Description: This National Center for Missing & Exploited Children brochure describes the Internet safety resources available through the NetSmartz Workshop.
Print the PDF version of the brochure, or order printed copies of this publication by using the Mail-In Order Form, using the Online Order Form, or calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).
English-language version (NCMEC Order #37)
Title: The Berenstain Bears Lost in CyberSpace
Description: This children's book takes the reader on a cyber adventure with the Berenstain Bear crew. The reader learns about some of the things to watch out for on the Internet. Authored by Stan and Jan Berenstain. Random House. New York.
Title: Child Safety on the Information Highway
Description: This brochure published by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children provides parents with Internet safety information and tips for staying safer online. Authored by Larry Magid, syndicated columnist and broadcaster.
Print the PDF version of the brochure , or order printed copies of this publication by using the Mail-In Order Form, using the Online Order Form, or calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678). English-language version (NCMEC Order #03)
Spanish-language version (NCMEC Order #06)
First 50 copies free, each additional copy 10¢
Title: Internet & Computer Ethics for Kids (And Parents and Teachers Who Haven't Got a Clue.)
Description:This book helps children and parents think about some of the ethical issues involved in computer use. Authored by Winn Schwartau, and illustrated by D.L. Busch. Winn Schwartau & Interpact, Inc., Seminole, Florida.
Title: A Parent's Guide to the Internet and How to Protect Your Children in Cyberspace
Description:This book provides parents with the information they need to help keep their children safer online. Safety tips and suggestions for keeping open the lines of communication are provided. Authored by Parry Aftab, Esquire, SC Press, Inc., New York.
Title: PC Magazine
Description:This is a guide to technology information including issues related to products, software, and the Internet. To get more information on PC Magazine or order it, go to www.pcmag.com.
Title:The Parents' Guide to the Information Superhighway: Rules and Tools for Families Online
Description: This is a guide for parenting in the age of computers. It provides explanations and safety tips for computer and Internet use. To download a copy of this guide visit the Children's Partnership web site at www.childrenspartnership.org.
Title: Teen Safety on the Information Highway
Description: This brochure published by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children provides parents with Internet safety information and tips for keeping teens safer online. Authored by Larry Magid, syndicated columnist and broadcaster.
Print the PDF version of the brochure , or order printed copies of this publication by using the Mail-In Order Form, using the Online Order Form, or calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678). English-language version (NCMEC Order #57)
Spanish-language version (NCMEC Order #59)
First 50 copies free, each additional copy 10¢
Reprinted with the permission of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. © 2008 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. All rights reserved.
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