We believe that engaging and supporting child and family welfare advocates is critical to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. This newly revamped blog is a focused source of best practices, interesting developments in child welfare, and a wide variety of research and resources related to parenting, child wellbeing and abuse prevention.

About SCAN
SCAN is a nonprofit in Northern Virginia working for the prevention of child abuse and neglect by EDUCATING the community through our Public Education Program, PROVIDING direct parent education through our Parent Education Program, and ADVOCATING for children already in the court system through our Alexandria/Arlington CASA Program.

In addition to this blog, our Public Education Program also facilitates the Allies in Prevention Coalition,  Stewards of Children Sexual Abuse Prevention Trainings, Parenting Today radio show with ClearChannel Communications and much more. Please visit our website here to learn more.