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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 10, 2013

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. We all can play a part in preventing child maltreatment and promoting emotional well-being in children, families, and communities. Learn about how you can help raise awareness during April and throughout the year by visiting the 2013 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 2013 Resource Guide
  • Tip sheets addressing particular parenting concerns or questions—in English and Spanish—to distribute to parents and caregivers
  • Three calendars with activities relating to the six protective factors, available in English and Spanish
  • Video gallery
  • Media toolkit
  • Widgets to post on your website

Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being: Network for Action 2013 Resource Guide is now available to order. Click on the "Order One Copy" button on the site to receive yours:

Your feedback is important to us! Please take the survey on the Prevention Month web section and give us your input. For more information on Prevention Month, contact Child Welfare Information Gateway at 1.800.394.3366 or



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