PCA Florida’s mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of Florida’s children.

Key Issue Areas

Participate in Abuse Head Trauma (AHT) prevention efforts with the program Period of Purple Crying.

Lead in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) prevention efforts with the programs Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) and The Resilience Project.

Co-lead in Neglect prevention efforts with the program Strengthening Families Program.

Lead in Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) prevention efforts with the program Stewards of Children (Darkness to Light).

Utilizing the Protective Factors Framework through ACEs, Home Visiting, and Training.

The chapter works with the following evidence-based home visiting models: Early Head Start (Home Visiting), Family Resource Centers (FRCs), Healthy Families America (HFA), Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), and Parents as Teachers (PAT).

Advocacy efforts include

  • Primary Prevention Education
  • Safe Sleep, Hot Car Deaths, Water Safety
  • Period of Purple Crying

Fast Facts

3 total FTEs

The chapter partners with businesses/corporations, faith-based organizations, and foundations.

Key Contact

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