The Prevention Board produces several publications to disseminate research and provide policy recommendations for improving systems to strengthen families and create safe, stable and nurturing environments for children.

Abusive Head Trau​​m​a Prevention

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This brochure serves as the required shaken baby syndrome prevention information to parents under Wis. Stats. §253.15 and contains educational information on normal infant crying. Available in English, Spanish and Hmong. Organizations can add their logo and contact information to the back of the publication and print internally, or order directly from Document Sales and Distributions website. 

SKU#s: SBP2017, SBP2017S, SBP2017H


 Adverse Chil​dhood E​​xperiences

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Adverse Childhood Experiences in Wisconsin: 
2011-2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Findings

 Published in 2018, this report has the cumulative results from the data collected between 2011 - 2015 using the Wisconsin BRFS. The cumulative results of the Wisconsin ACE Study confirm the impact of ACEs on a wide spectrum of social, mental, and physical health outcomes.  


Public Awar​ene​ss

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Five for Families Toolkit 

Campaign toolkit that includes information, resources and promotional materials to support the Five for Families Public Awareness Campaign, a statewide public awareness campaign to increase knowledge of the Protective Factors Framework.


​Professional Developm​ent

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Wisconsin Core Competencies for Family Support Professionals 

This 2018 publication outlines the types of knowledge, skills and attitudes that support and advance professional development and growth of parent educators, family resource providers and supervisors. The Core Competencies aim to reach two professional levels: Direct Service Providers and Supervisors / Managers

Fact Sheets

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Parenting Needs during the COVID 19 Pandemic

Between September - November ​2020, parents and caregivers were surveyed to explore how they were affected and how they had coped during the first six to seven months of the pandemic