Final Count Down: National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2016
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Prevent Child Abuse Georgia's 30 Days of Prevention Social Media Campaign starts. Follow on Facebook or Twitter @PCAGeorgia.

Sign up for PCA Georgia's thunderclap campaign. If 100 people join, a pre-made prevention message will post on your social media on April 28.

Please use PCA Georgia's Media Toolkit and Community Action Guide to help raise awareness and learn about prevention activities going on in Georgia.

View PCA Georgia's recent webinar on Child Abuse Prevention Month Messaging and Community Activity Ideas.
WEBINAR: Talking to Children about Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Guide to Children’s Books that will Help Adults Start the Conversation, presented by The Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children
     Date & Time: 4/5/16 at 1:00p.m. Eastern Time
     Duration: 1.25 hours      
Description: This presentation will review multiple books parents and professionals can use to discuss healthy sexual development and child sexual abuse prevention with children.
Register Here
The State of Georgia has designated  Friday, April 8, as Wear Blue Day. Many State offices and other organizations will be wearing blue to raise awareness of different ways we can all help prevent child abuse.

#wearblue2016  #greatchildhoods
Free Screening: The Raising of America, Signature Hour: Prevent Child Abuse Georgia will host a free screening of the documentary at Georgia State University's theater, Cinefest.
     Date & Time: 4/12/16 at 7:00 p.m.     
Description: The Raising of America is a powerful five-part documentary series that explores the importance of investing in early childhood and the future of America. This screening will include the Signature Hour followed by a panel discussion. This event is part of the #GaEarlyEd100 Challenge, a local campaign, made possible through GEEARS and the Blank Foundation, aimed at starting a conversation about what it means to make Georgia a better place for children and families. We want to ramp this conversation up in April, Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is free and open to all individuals, communities and organizations concerned about the healthy development of children. 
Register Here
Webinar: The Protective Factors and Trauma-Informed Care 
      Date & Time: 4/14/2016, from 3-4 p.m.
      Description: This monthly Strengthening Families networking webinar helps connect protective factors to state and local work related to toxic stress, trauma-informed care and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Participants will learn how to support parents and caregivers caring for children who have been exposed to trauma, from a protective factors perspective; additionally information will be shared on trauma-informed care initiative, and how Be Strong Families uses ACEs as a springboard to talking about the importance of protective factors in their Living the Protective Factors training for parents.
Register Here

See a full list of Prevent Child Abuse Georgia Local Council's April Events around the state.
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