Free copies of Promoting Healthy Families in Your Community: 2008 Resource Packet are available from the Children’s Trust Fund and online at Child Welfare Information Gateway. The packet, made available by the Department of Health and Human Services – Children’s Bureau to prepare for Child Abuse Prevention Month – April 2008, is developed for service providers and others who work to promote healthy families and prevent child abuse and neglect.
The packet contains tip sheets in English and Spanish for providers to share with parents, ideas and strategies for engaging communities and the media, as well as strategies to strengthen families by promoting key protective factors that prevent child abuse and neglect. In addition to Child Abuse Neglect Prevention Month, providers and advocates are encouraged to use this resource in their communities throughout the year to highlight the importance of prevention. To order the resource packet e-mail the Children’s Trust Fund at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the number of copies requested.