April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted April 15, 2016

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. We’ve put together a list of things activities and ideas for you during the month. 

7 Things You Can do to Strengthen Your Family

  • Eat dinner together
  • Make time where you are together, away from electronic distractions
  • Do something outside your comfort zone
  • Be respectful
  • Read together
  • Plan a family outing
  • Give hugs

Looking for a weekend activity? Plant a pinwheel garden as a reminder of the bright futures all children deserve.

Visit our Resources page for lots of great resources and books. 

Spread the word! 

Sample Facebook messages: 

The 2016 Prevention Resource Guide is out! New statistics, updated chapters, 21 tip sheets, and activity calendars for programs, parents, and communities to promote well-being using protective factors. #PreventionMonth  #NCAPM2016

What are you doing during National Child Abuse Prevention Month? The 2016 Prevention Resource Guide has FREE activity calendars to help you build community and hope with parents, programs, and partners. #PreventionMonth #NCAPM2016 

NEW Protective Factors in Practice! Learn more through four new interactive scenarios to help educate, support, and strengthen families. #PreventionMonth #NCAPM2016 

Sample Tweets: 

April is National Child Abuse #PreventionMonth. FREE! Three activity calendars with 30 ways to “Build Community, Build Hope.”https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/get-involved/activity-calendar/

Make a difference during #PreventionMonth! The FREE Prevention Resource Guide has practical tools and tips.https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/resource-guide/

April is National Child Abuse #PreventionMonth. Spread the word and create awareness with new outreach tools. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/spread-the-word/outreach-material/

It’s National Child Abuse #PreventionMonth, “Building Communities, Building Hope.” Share new resources and tools. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/