Tagged With "Prevention"
National Child Abuse Prevention Month website
The National Child Abuse Prevention Month (NCAPM) website is now live! Check it out and get started planning your April activities. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/
The 14th Annual Cynthia Lockhart-Mummery Conference: Building Violence-Free Schools and Communities
The 14th Annual Cynthia Lockhart-Mummery Conference hosted by Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) began with a 2 hour presentation by Alissa Parker, co-founder of Safe and Sound Schools and the mother of a young child lost during the Sandy Hook school mass shooting. The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children between six and seven...
April: Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It began in 1983 when a report about 500,000 abused children caught the attention and heart of President Ronald Reagan. “Now, Therefore, I… hereby proclaim the month of April… as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.” With support from the community, parents increase their capacity to provide safe and healthy homes for their children. By doing simple acts to support children and their parents – or give to those organizations and agencies that do – we...