Connections: A Special Child Abuse Prevention Month Video Series

Date 04/29/15
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The National Child Abuse Prevention Month 'Connections' video series continues this week with new presentations from the CDC and the FRIENDS National Center for CBCAP.

Available at beginning Wednesday, April 15:

  • Using Adverse Childhood Experiences Research to Prioritize Prevention – The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
  • Connecting with Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention and the FRIENDS National Center – The FRIENDS National Center for CBCAP

The 'Connections' series features new videos each Wednesday throughout April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The videos build on important themes developed collaboratively by the Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect and the National Prevention Partners, a diverse group of federal and national organizations representing the broad spectrum of those committed to child maltreatment prevention.

Still to come in The 'Connections' series:

April 22

  • Early Experiences Matter: Preventing Child Maltreatment from the Start – Zero to Three
  • Introduction to Strengthening Families: A Protective Factors Framework – The Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Child Abuse Prevention to Trauma Treatment: Psychology Benefitting All Children and Families – American Psychological Association

April 29

  • Healthy Communities, Strong Families, Safe and Healthy Children – The National Alliance of Children’s Trust & Prevention Funds
  • The Benefits of Infant Massage: For Babies, Parents, Communities and Society – Infant Massage USA
  • Harnessing Mobile App Technology with the Period of PURPLE Crying to Prevent Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome – The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome

More information on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, including tips, tools and resources relevant to a variety of audiences, is available on the Child Welfare Information Gateway website at

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