Our Work logoThe Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board produces a number of publications to disseminate research and provide policy recommendations for improving systems to strengthen families and create safe, stable, and nurturing environments for children.


Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome Materials

Babies Cry Be Prepared,  Babies Cry Be Prepared - Spanish 
Babies Cry Be Prepared - Hmong 
This brochure serves as the required shaken baby syndrome prevention information to parents under Wis. Stats. §253.15.  There is space on the back cover to for your agency's logo.

  • If your agency is interested in printing copies of the brochure there is a fillable section on the back cover for the name of your clinic and phone number.
  • If your agency would like to purchase the brochure ordering instructions are found on the online Document Sales Catalog.


 Core Competencies for Family Support Professionals 2018

The Wisconsin Core Competencies for Family Support Professionals discribe the knowledge, skills and attidues necessary to ensure professionalism and success in family support positions. The Core Competencies are composed of two modules, Direct Service Provider Core Competencies and Supervisor and Manager Core Competencies, and are designed to serve as a framework which family support providers and managers can use to guide professional development and determine future training needs.    



Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences in Wisconsin: 2011 - 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Findings

Published in 2018, this report has the cumulative results from the data collected between 2011 - 2015 using the Wisconsin BRFS. The cumulative results of the Wisconsin ACE Study confirm the impact of ACEs on a wide spectrum of social, mental, and physical health outcomes.  




What it Will Take Series

Child Maltreatment Prevention: Where We Stand and Directions for the Future

In 2010, the Prevention Board and the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF) released a research report series, entitled “What it Will Take: Investing in Wisconsin’s Future by Keeping Kids Safe Today.”  Please click on the following link to view the main report of the series.



The background briefs available include:


Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board 2017-19 Biennial Report

In October 2019, the Prevention Board submitted the 2017-2019 Biennial Report to the Governor and Legislature. This report outlines the implementation of the Board's mission, vision and strategic plan.