April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 6, 2012

[Note: This message was originally posted on a Court Improvement Program listserve]

Raising awareness about child abuse and neglect strengthens communities and builds support for children and families in the effort to prevent child abuse. Learn about how you can help raise awareness during April and throughout the year by visiting the 2012 National Child Abuse Prevention Month web section on the Information Gateway website.

Features include:

  • Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Child Well-Being: Network to Action 2012 Resource Guide
  • Tip sheets addressing particular parenting concerns or questions—in English and Spanish—to distribute to parents and caregivers
  • A calendar with activities relating to the six protective factors
  • Prevention Month widgets to post on your website

Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being: Network for Action 2012 Resource Guide is now available to order. Click here to receive a copy. 

Please click here to take a survey regarding prevention month to provide your input. For more information on Prevention Month, contact Child Welfare Information Gateway at 1.800.394.3366 or info@childwelfare.gov.

The 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is April 16–20, 2012, in Washington, DC. Click here for more information and to register. 

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