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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month!
April is Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate positive childhood experiences and highlight the importance of safe, stable, nurturing environments that help children thrive. Across the country, communities are coming together to support each other and raise awareness for policies and programs that help families. Together, we can plant the seeds of a better tomorrow for all children and families.
We invite you to follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pcawv to stay involved throughout the month of April. Please join us wherever you may be on Thursday, April 1, 2021 for our annual Wear Blue Day to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month. If possible, post a picture on Facebook or Instagram and tag it with our #WearBlueDay2021, #wearblueforWVkids and #CAPMonth hashtags so we can share them with others.
Click the button below to learn how you can plant the seeds of a better tomorrow for children and families in your community.
Learn How To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
The 5 Steps to Protecting Children™ form a framework for preventing child sexual abuse.
Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia has partnered with Darkness to Light, a leader in child sexual abuse prevention, to raise awareness and educate adults on how to keep children safe. This research-based approach empowers adults to take responsibility for and protect children from child sexual abuse. There are five proactive steps that can be taken to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to this abuse.