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Whether by proclamation, through social media, with graphics, or through other means, spreading the word about child abuse prevention lets your community know they can take action to strengthen families and help them thrive. Use these free prevention outreach tools to engage your community in supporting children, youth, and families this National Child Abuse Prevention Month (NCAPM)!
Download and share the Outreach Toolkit (PDF - 1,345 KB).
For additional campaign resources for Child Abuse Prevention Month, please visit Prevent Child Abuse America and the Children's Trust Fund Alliance websites.
Raise greater awareness in your community by partnering with the media to spread the word. Use these messages in your emails, newsletters, local papers, on your website, and share with your local jurisdictions. Expand the reach of your campaign by customizing this op-ed template and press release to share with your local media.
Sample Press Release
Add an email signature and help spread the word by posting NCAPM messages to your social media accounts.
Share any or all of the themed graphics and to help educate and raise awareness about child abuse prevention.
Share the Protective Factors Conversation Guide GIFs to help educate and raise awareness about child abuse prevention.
Read the NCAPM presidential and State proclamations that encourage public awareness of child abuse and neglect and promote community involvement.
The Children's Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funds the National Child Abuse Prevention Month initiative each April on the Child Welfare Information Gateway.