Child Abuse Prevention Month

CAPM is Coming!

28 Feb 2018
It may be chilly outside, but spring is closer than it seems! April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we're gearing up with an updated Get Involved Lane County website (stay tuned for more on that as we get closer to CAPM) and pinwheel gardens across the county. The Children's Bureau, in partnership with other government agencies, has also released some great 2018 resources and materials that you'll want to check out here . Especially valuable is a series of tip sheets for parents on everything from managing stress to connecting with teenagers, which are available here . If you're a service provider, the 2018 resource guide available here is worth a read as well. Click below to get...

Child Abuse Prevention Month Kicks Off in Cottage Grove (CG Sentinel)

5 Jun 2017
This article by Caitlin May appeared in April 2017 in the Cottage Grove Sentinel. Click here to read the full article. The goal is to reduce child abuse by 90 percent by the year 2030 and this year, the 90by30 group is taking to the streets of Cottage Grove to help raise awareness. Nationally, the month of April is designated as child abuse awareness month and is recognized in several different ways but locally efforts are being made to prevent the abuse and fund raise for tools that would offer children a better start from birth. "What we do every year is try to raise awareness and do the decorating to get people aware," said Pete Barrell, community services director for the city of...