The Child Abuse Prevention team (CAP) is a primary child abuse prevention program of CARES Northwest.CAP team presentations by physicians, nurses and counselors to babysitting-aged youth, young parents and caregivers, as well as professionals increase participants’ knowledge about protecting the safety and well being of children.
Interactive, evidence-based presentations inform participants about reasons children are at risk of harm or fatality within a child development framework and then teach specific techniques for ensuring children’s safety and healthy development.
Each of the following prevention trainings may be provided individually or in any combination at no cost to participants:
- Shaken Baby Syndrome/Traumatic Brain Injury
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
- Child Developmental Stages that Increase Risk for Abuse
- Early Brain Development and Age-Appropriate Play
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- Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
- Teen Dating Violence
- Drug and Alcohol Effects on Babies
- Child Sexual Abuse Prevention for Parents and Other Adults
- Sexual Abuse Prevention for Teens
To request more information or to schedule trainings, please contact Debby Kernan, CARES Northwest’s prevention program coordinator, at (503) 276-9054 or at firstname.lastname@example.org