Strengthening Families Summer Messaging ​

Strengthening Families is not contained to just April. In partnership with other state agencies and community-based agencies, the Prevention Board is committed to developing messages around other events to strengthen families. 

SummerPost2.pngHere is a series of assets that can be used throughout the summer to help encourage families to make the most of their time together. These messaging and activity sheets are designed to reduce stress and enhance the joy of family interactions.

For social media posts click: Summerpost1.pngSummerPost2.pngSummerpost3.pngPB Summer Social Copy.docx

For activity sheets click: ActivitySheets_Kids.pdfActivitySheets_Combined.pdfTipSheet_01.pdf

For tips and activity sheets in Spanish click: ActivitySheets_Combined_ES_High_resolution.pdf, TipSheet_EnjoySummer_ES_High_resolution.pdf, TipSheet_Nature_ES_High_resolution.pdf and TipSheet_SchoolReady_ES_High_resolution.pdf.  

Click here ​to request access to all social media posts and tips sheets. ​

Children thrive when they have an established routine to follow. Though there will be times when sticking to a plan is impossible, creating some form of summer routine will be helpful for everyone.​ Check out this one-pager ​for summer routine ideas:​

Sun, Fun, and Family Strengthening

​Family Strengthening Month​

April is designated as National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, in Wisconsin we celebrate April as Family Strengthening Month. Each year the Prevention Board partners with the Department of Children and Families and Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin (PCAW)  to create a toolkit filled with ideas, activities, and resources to encourage community-based prevention efforts in April and throughout the year.​


This too​l​kit​​ ​provides information to communities, organizations, and individuals on how to promote Family Strengthening efforts in April and throughout the year.

He​re you can find Five for Families promotional materials (and tips for using them) that you can share each day during the Family Strengthening month of April and throughout the year. 

The Random Acts of Connection outreach toolkit ​provides a series of assets that can be used during Family Strengthening Month to help encourage families to do Random Acts of Connection.

This calendar offers posts and corresponding images for your use in spreading the word about family strengthening on Facebook and Instagram. The calendar provides posts about family strengthening that you can post frequently throughout the year. 

Social M​edia Posts C​alendar​​



Child Welfare Information Gateway resources​ - free graphics and sample social media posts to help you make a plan to raise awareness about child abuse prevention​​