Did You Know | Fact #3 - Child Abuse Prevention, Treatment & Welfare Services | Children's Bureau


The facts about child abuse are sobering and our "Did You Know?" awareness campaign puts them in the context of real lives and real families. Every year, our work helps over 50,000 children and parents break that cycle of abuse and Ronald E. Brown, Ph.D., our President & CEO, underscores how primary prevention can give them new hope for the future.

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Did You Know | Fact #3

33% of reported child abuse cases involve children under age 5. We know that the majority of a child’s brain development happens in the first three years. By the time a child get to kindergarten, 85% of the brain is already developed. The best time for primary prevention is at the very beginning of a child’s life.
Watch this video from the Did You Know Series to learn what you can do to help vulnerable children. 



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