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CAP Month Recap


Welcome to the Child Abuse Prevention Month Weekly Recap!

We’re excited to see all the buzz around Child Abuse Prevention Month this year. As we focus on promoting the people and organizations making positive changes in their communities, we will provide you with weekly highlights from our partners, chapters and followers.

To get our message further across the globe, we encourage you to share your engagement with us and tag us over all your favorite social media platforms using the hashtag #capmonth2023


President Biden Proclaims April 2023 as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Read the full proclamation


Kappa Delta Celebrates Wear Blue Day

5 Kappa Delta sorority sisters sitting on a step in front of a white building, holding blue pinwheels. 2 Kappa Delta sisters holding signs that read "Kappa delta loves you" and "We believe in you" 5 Kappa Delta sisters standing in front of a white building, wearing various shades of blue.

Visit Kappa Delta’s Instagram page


Celebrating Community and Culture

Watch the ReachTV promo on Instagram


PCA Illinois celebrated Wear Blue Day and Raise Awareness on Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Building in Chicago, IL at night, with blue lights. Polaroids of PCA Illinois staff surrounding the Wear Blue Day logo. A mockup of a blue t shirt that says "I wear blue because child abuse is preventable."

Visit the PCA Illinois Instagram page


Sigma Delta Tau Celebrates Wear Blue Day

4 Sigma Delta Tau sisters wearing dresses in various styles and shades of blue. 4 Sigma Delta Tau sisters wearing blue t shirts with teddy bears that say "Sigma Delta Tau - Prevent Child Abuse America."

Visit Sigma Delta Tau’s Instagram page


Collab post with Neigh Sayers Therapeutic Riding to Promote Child Abuse Prevention Month

The words "April is national child abuse prevention month" circling a blue ribbon with a heart in the center.

See the post on Instagram


Collab post with The Positive Mom to promote Wear Blue Day

A woman smiling, standing in front of a dark pink rose bush, wearing a deep blue blouse.

See the post on Instagram


Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota Celebrates Wear Blue Day

10 members of PCA North Dakota hold blue pinwheels and a "Prevent child abuse America" sign. 8 middle school students in a line, jumping into the air in unison.

Visit PCA North Dakota’s Instagram page


Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Celebrates Wear Blue Day and Raise awareness during CAP Month 2023

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Governor Cooper declares April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in North Carolina


Nebraska Children promotes Wear Blue Day and raises awareness during CAP Month

Visit Nebraska Children’s Instagram page

Governor Pillen declares month of April Child Abuse Prevention Month


NBA Cares celebrates Wear Blue Day

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Hope & Wade King celebrate Wear Blue Day and help us raise awareness during Child Abuse Prevention month

Visit Get Your Teach On’s Instagram page


Our Healthy Families America site in Puerto Rico had a blast celebrating Wear Blue Day with us

A group of people wearing various shades of blue surrounding a large Puerto Rico flag.


You’re Invited! Join TexProtects and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services at the Capitol on April 21

A diverse group of children smiling with an orange banner that says "Texprotects & DFPS Child Abuse Prevention Month Capitol Event" and a purple circle that says "April 21 2:00 pm"

TexProtects and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services invite you to join their Child Abuse Prevention Month event featuring Rep. Campos on April 21 in Austin.

April 21, 2022
2:00 to 2:45 p.m.

Texas Capitol Extension Auditorium
1100 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701


Addressing Child Abuse and Neglect Through Cross-Sector Collaboration: Spotlight on Prevent Child Abuse America

Primary prevention policies and programs are critical for families and communities. Through cross-sector partnerships and in collaboration with our #partnerinPrevention Pathway to Resilience, we can prevent and address trauma, support healing, and create change at the state and local levels. We will continue to further our primary prevention priorities to ensure families get the support they need before they are in crisis, thereby preventing child welfare system involvement and the costly interventions needed at that point.

Read the full article


Howling with Huskies by Linda Chamberlain

A painted cover for the children's book "Howling with Huskies." Pictured is a female presenting character in a blue hooded puffer coat and younger male presenting character in a red puffer coat, standing with 3 husky dogs in front of a log cabin in winter.

What can three Alaskan husky sled dogs teach Galena and her younger brother, Kimmo, about working with difficult emotions, coping skills for stress, and feeling good? This illustrated children’s book blends storytelling, the northern sport of dog mushing, and skill-building activities to empower children with simple tools for self-calming and well-being.

Read the book


Adult Responsibility Trainings

Parents, grandparents, foster parents, and community members will really enjoy these trainings and benefit from this information! Also, professionals in many fields can gain much from attending. Professionals who can benefit are early childhood educators, teachers, residential care staff, psychologists, counselors, law enforcement professionals, staff of youth serving organizations, child advocates, social workers, and more.

Learn more and register


Check back weekly throughout April to learn some surprising facts about child abuse prevention, healthy and easy changes that will lower the risk of abuse, steps you can take to empower and support children and families, and tools and resources to guide you on the journey of advocacy.

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