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Column: Price for not preventing child abuse is high and long-lasting

May 29, 2003
Marjie Lundstrom
The Sacramento Bee

Most child abuse and neglect in high-risk families, the researchers conclude, can be prevented — if we’re willing to make the investment. Among the group’s recommendations are two potent prevention tactics for California: securing quality pre-kindergarten programs with additional parent training, and coaching at-risk parents in parenting skills.