About the Prevention Board

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board is committed to mobilizing research and practices that prevent the occurrence of child maltreatment. The Prevention Board partners with organizations throughout the state, providing support for proven programming so that children across Wisconsin grow up in safe, stable and nurturing families and communities.​

Next Steps on Five For Families

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Becoming aware of the Five Strengths and their importance for families is the first step. The next step is to learn more about how to rec​ognize and build them within your own family. The tips, resources and activities below are designed to guide you and your family in exploring the Five Strengths. ​

The Five Strengths​ = The Five Protective Factors

Research all families benefit when they have these Five Strengths. The Five for Families website has information on each of the strengths including short videos ​from parents and grandparents discussing the strengths. Next Steps for Building the Five Strengths can help parents and caregivers with tips, resources and activities.


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Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity

New request for application available for abusive head trauma prevention initiative.  

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Resilient Wisconsin

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Helping you find healthy ways to cope and stay connected is more important than ever​. 

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Get Your License Plate!

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Find out how you can support Wisconsin families by purchasing a Celebrate Children License Plate.
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