Child Abuse Prevention

We all play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of our community’s youth. By prioritizing prevention, together, we can create a safe environment where children can thrive without fear of abuse.

Just For Kids Child Abuse Prevention Toolkit

Just For Kids is committed to elevating our community’s collective capacity to recognize and respond to signs of abuse. Our Child Abuse Prevention Toolkit is designed to equip Raliegh and Fayette County stakeholders with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to create safe and nurturing environments for children, raise awareness about child abuse, and effectively intervene when necessary. Our Community Outreach Team offers a comprehensive library of resources designed to educate and empower individuals and organizations in the prevention, identification, and response to child abuse. Whether you’re a teacher, social worker, healthcare provider, or community member, our resources will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to create safe and nurturing environments for children and effectively intervene when necessary.

What We Offer

Prevention 101 Training

Core Concepts: Provides an overview of child abuse, its types, and the dynamics involved, including risk factors, signs, and consequences.

Prevention Strategies: Covers evidence-based approaches to preventing child abuse, including promoting healthy relationships, building protective factors, and strengthening communities.

Recognizing Abuse: Helps participants identify physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, neglect, and other forms of maltreatment through case studies, interactive exercises, and visual aids.

Reporting and Responding: Guides participants on appropriate steps to take when abuse is suspected, including reporting protocols, engaging with child protective services, and supporting children and families.

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Curriculum / Evidenced-Based Trainings

Interactive Workshops

Role-Playing Scenarios: Provides participants with simulated situations to practice effective communication, interviewing techniques, and appropriate responses when encountering potential abuse cases.

Group Discussions: Facilitates open dialogues to address concerns, share experiences, and brainstorm prevention strategies within various professional and community settings.

Trauma-Informed Approaches: Explores how trauma impacts children’s development and behavior and offers strategies for creating safe spaces and fostering resilience.

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Resource Materials

Handouts: Printable materials summarizing key information, warning signs, and helpline contacts for easy distribution to participants.

Posters and Infographics: Visual aids to raise awareness about child abuse prevention, highlight signs of abuse, and promote helpline services.

Recommended Reading List: Curated selection of books, articles, and online resources for further learning and ongoing professional development.

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Training Videos

Demonstration Videos: Provides visual examples of effective intervention techniques, active listening, and supportive communication with children and families.

Expert Interviews: Features interviews with renowned professionals in the field, discussing best practices, research findings, and the importance of prevention and early intervention.

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Learn to Recognize the Signs of Child Abuse

Changes in eating habits and school performance are some of the more common indicators of child abuse, but did you know there are 10 different signs? Do you know how to react if a child tells you about their abuse?

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