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Child Well-Being

At Voices for Georgia’s Children, child well-being is one component of our comprehensive policy agenda.

Child Welfare Improvements in Georgia


Child Sexual Abuse in Georgia

In 2015, there were 927 reported cases of child sexual abuse in Georgia. This fact sheet covers statistics on the perpetrators and victims of child sexual abuse, the dangers of labeling children as sexual predators, and ways you can help prevent child sexual abuse. References for this fact sheet can be found here.


Childhood Trauma: Discussion and Policy Solutions

Research shows that adverse traumatic experiences in childhood can not only affect a child’s perception of his or her environment and the child’s role in it, but trauma can also affect a child’s brain development, making it all the more challenging to reach successful adulthood. Understanding the sources and impact of trauma should guide our approach to children’s services and to the training of personnel in all child serving systems, including health care providers, school staff, juvenile courts, DFCS staff).


Childhood Trauma Fact Sheet


Maltreatment and Brain Development


Substance and Non-Substance Disorders


Substance Abuse in Georgia


Turnover Rates and Average Salaries for Child-Serving Workers


Homelessness and Children in Georgia


Child Food Programs in Georgia


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