Each April, we bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and neglect, as well as information on how to prevent them. Kids First of Florida, as an advocate for children, is proud to offer this information to our community. This information, and more, can be found on www.childwelfare.gov.
Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect
Understanding child abuse prevention and what to do when children are at risk. Includes frequently asked questions and links to related Federal and national organizations and State contacts that work to prevent child abuse.
Information on well-being and ways programs and systems can support it. Includes resources on protective factors, marriage, fatherhood, and parenting.
Tools for sharing a child abuse prevention message with your community and building community support.Prevention programs
Standards for prevention programs, research on what works, information on the role of related professionals, and resources for specific types of programs.
Considerations for managing a prevention program, including community needs assessment, collaborating with community partners, family engagement and retention, cultural competence, training, and funding.
Child abuse prevention programs and strategies supported by scientific research.Evaluating prevention programs
Evaluating program effectiveness and conducting cost analyses. Features the Evaluation Toolkit and Logic Model Builder.
Help With Managing Family Issues
These tip sheets provide excellent information to manage the stresses of family life that contribute to child abuse and neglect. Just click on any image to see it larger.
Dealing With Temper Tantrums
Managing Your Finances
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
You can find more helpful tip sheets online at https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/resources/tip-sheets/.