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.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

The Influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on the Health of Wisconsin Citizens in Adulthood

  • This report, issued in January 2016, presents the findings from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 cumulative data and further explores the relationship between ACEs and various aspects of poor physical and mental health in adulthood.

 Wisconsin ACE Brief: 2011 and 2012 Data

  • This report from 2014 focus on socio-demographic factors and race and their relationship to ACEs.

Adverse Childhood Experiences in Wisconsin: Findings from the 2010 Behavioral Risk Survey

  • Published in 2012, this report revealed that ACEs are common in Wisconsin and that the relationship between ACEs and poor health and well-being among Wisconsinites mirrors that found in the original California ACE study.


What it Will Take Series

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

The background briefs available include:

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board 2013-2015 Biennial Report

In October of 2015 the Prevention Board submitted the 2013-2015 Biennial Report to the Governor's office. This report outlines the implementation of the Board's mission, vision and strategic plan.