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The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board supports public awareness and education of specific strategies that help prevent child abuse and neglect, encourage positive parenting, and strengthen families through its grants program and collaborations with partners.


Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Public Awareness:

The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board and the Celebrate Children Foundation are organizing the 2nd Annual CLICK for Babies: Period of PURPLE Crying Caps campaign to help create awareness of the Period of PURPLE Crying and prevent shaken baby syndrome throughout the state.  To learn more information about the CLICK for Babies campaign and ways you can get involved please visit our CLICK for Babies campaign page on the Celebrate Children Foundation's website.


 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month Public Awareness:

2017 Prevention Month Toolkit                              

The Prevention Board partners with the Department of Children and Families and Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin (PCAW), a program of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services, to create a yearly Prevention Month Toolkit. This effort is designed to help promote and strengthen child abuse prevention efforts in Wisconsin.  Although April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, we encourage our communities to participate in activities that show their commitment to supporting safe and healthy lives for children and families throughout the year.


 2016/2017 Prevention Resource Guide  

National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2017-  Building Community, Building Hope Help raise public awareness about preventing child maltreatment and enhancing child well-being in your community. Spread the word, create interest, and encourage those in your network to get involved! These free tools can support your promotional, outreach, and social media activities.