Child Abuse Prevention Month toolkit - April 2018

Everything your organization needs to help raise awareness during National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM). 

 

Parent Tip - 1 - Be Strong in the Face of Stress

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

En Espanol - messaging and media materials

Click HERE to download a zip file with sample messaging and media materials en Espanol, including: 

  • CAPM Key messages 
  • CAPM Media Alert Template
  • CAPM News Release Template
  • SAMPLE CAPM Public Service Announcements 2018
  • Strengtheing families flyer 

Click on the links below to view and download the image highlighting April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month en Espanol. 

Spiritual Community - 50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

One of the most effective ways to prevent child abuse is to strengthen families. Below are 50+ ways for neighbors, community organizations, employers, people in the service industry and spiritual community to strengthen families. 

Service Industry - 50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

One of the most effective ways to prevent child abuse is to strengthen families. Below are 50+ ways for neighbors, community organizations, employers, people in the service industry and spiritual community to strengthen families. 

Employers - 50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

One of the most effective ways to prevent child abuse is to strengthen families. Below are 50+ ways for neighbors, community organizations, employers, people in the service industry and spiritual community to strengthen families. 

Community Organizations - 50+ ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

One of the most effective ways to prevent child abuse is to strengthen families. Below are 50+ ways for neighbors, community organizations, employers, people in the service industry and spiritual community to strengthen families. 

Neighbors - ways you can play a role in strengthening families.

One of the most effective ways to prevent child abuse is to strengthen families. Below are 50+ ways for neighbors, community organizations, employers, people in the service industry and spiritual community to strengthen families. 

CAPM Facebook Cover

 

It’s almost Child Abuse Prevention Month! Throughout April, we'll be holding events and working to ensure that all children in Colorado have the bright childhood they deserve. Like and share this post and use this Facebook banner on your own profile to show your support! There is space in the upper right corner for your organization's logo.#CO4Kids #CAPinCO #CAPM

Brand guidelines

Promote the pinwheels in a positive manner and with positive messages and slogans. The pinwheels cannot be used to represent child abuse victims, cases, reports, or fatalities. Please ensure that you are using the pinwheel appropriately. 

Campaign partners are more than welcome to produce materials using campaign designs within these guidelines. Don't forget, you can always request cobranded materials. Just contact us! 

Messaging and media materials

Click HERE to download a zip file with sample messaging and media materials, including: 

  • CAPM Key messages 
  • CAPM Media Alert Template
  • CAPM News Release Template
  • SAMPLE CAPM Letter to the Editor 2018
  • SAMPLE CAPM Newsletter Article 2018
  • SAMPLE CAPM Public Service Announcements 2018
  • SAMPLE social media messaging

Click on the links below to view and download the image highlighting April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  

Pinwheels Planning Guide

Pinwheels for Prevention campaign planning guide for community partners 

Parent Tip - 2 - Nurture Caring Friendships

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

Parent Tips from Parents - Parent Tip 1

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

Parent Tips from Parents - Parent Tip 2

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

Parent Tip - 3 - Grow Your Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

Parent Tip - 4 - Ask for Support When You Need It

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

Parent Tips from Parents - Parent Tip 4

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families.

Parent Tip - 5 - Help Your Child Manage Feelings and Relationships

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

Parent Tips from Parents - Parent Tip 5

Social media meme - Promote proven ways for parents to help kids grow and maintain strong families. 

I promise to play a role by . . . social media sign

Step 1 -Download this sign.
Step 2 - Write down how you play a role in preventing child abuse. 
Step 3 - Take a picture.  
Step 4 - Post on social media using the #CO4kids. 

Here are some great examples of ways you "promise to play a role":

  • Being the best parent I can be
  • Asking for help when I need it
  • Learn more about early childhood development
  • Call to the hotline to get help for a family 
  • Being a foster parent to a child who needs me 
  • Volunteering as a CASA for children
  • Helping every new mom anyway I can.

We could go on, and on, but you get the idea! 

Campaign Partner Customizable Flyer

Campaign Partners can use this customizable flyer to create their own Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness print materials branded with Colorado's statewide campaign. Amplify your organization's voice using shared messaging; strategically place information throughout the state to raise awareness for Colorado's kids.

Click here to download the Word Document. 

Order Pinwheels

The pinwheel is an uplifting reminder of childhood and the bright futures all children deserve. By its very nature, the pinwheel connotes whimsy and childlike notions - it has come to serve as a reminder of the safe, stable, and nurturing childhoods we want for all children. It is the national symbol for child abuse prevention. 

Click HERE to order pinwheels from Illuminate today! 

Flyer, Option 2, Five Protective Factors

8.5 x 11. Use this fyer for parent outreach. Five protective factors are linked to a lower incidence of child abuse and neglect. These specific factors help parents find resources, supports, or coping strategies that allow them to parent effectively, even under stress. Parenting is difficult for everyone at times. We all play a role in preventing child abuse and neglect. 

Sample proclamation and resolution

Working with elected officials during Child Abuse Prevention Month is a great way to draw attention to the importance of strengthening families. Click HERE to download a sample proclamation and resolution. 

Ways to strengthen families - Flyer

We all play a role in strengthening families. 50+ ways for neighbors, community organizations, employers, people in the service industry and spiritual community to strengthen families.