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Happy Children. Healthy Families.

Strong Communities

Let's work together to protect Utah's most valuable resource - its children.
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Barn Party for Prevention
Oct. 8th 20201 | GRAND BUILDING AT UTAH STATE FAIR PARK
The Barn Party for PreventionThe Barn Party for Prevention is a celebration of children and the importance of family and community to their future success. This inspired evening features a multi-course dinner prepared by acclaimed chefs, an auction like no other, entertainment and more!
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Our Courses are now onlineGiving adults the information they need to keep Utah’s children safe.

Adults Working with Youth

This FREE online course teaches adults working with youth how to protect children from abuse.

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A Course for Parents

This FREE online course teaches parents how to protect their children from sexual abuse and how to recognize it.

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At Prevent Child Abuse Utah, we lay the groundwork to deliver the great childhoods that all children deserve. We promote services that improve child well-being and develop programs that help to prevent abuse and neglect before it occurs.

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All presentations and courses are free of charge.
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Home Visiting Programs
Parents as Teachers is a FREE, evidence-based national home visitation program.
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@safe_ut is an amazing app that helps keep children and families safe. The app provides 24/7 crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and an anonymous tip line. It’s always confidential and always available. This resource is awesome for Jr. High/High School students to have a safe place to report abuse. Spread the word to teens and other member of our community! ...

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A great way to prevent child abuse in the home and community is to talk to children about who could be a potential trusted adult. Let them know that a trusted adult is someone who could get them the help that they need. Trusted adults do not keep secrets, and will always believe them. We can empower our kids to know that if an adult doesn’t help them, they can keep telling until they get the help they need! ...

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Creating a family safety plan is one of the best ways to protect your children. We encourage you to gather your whole family and create your rules together. Once your rules are set have everyone who interacts with your children sign the paper and put it in a place where everyone can see. Click the link to print off a safety plan format!

https://mcusercontent.com/bbc2c80c46b0c74af11279677/files/846664a6-e32d-455e-8d1a-ecc75add95ef/Family_Safety_PLan.pdf
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Responding correctly to disclosures of abuse is such an important skill to have! The proper response will help a child feel safe and heard. Reacting negatively or having a big reaction can scare the child and make them retract what they've shared. To ensure that your child gets the help they need, follow these steps and report to the child abuse hotline at 1 855 323 3237. ...

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“The No. 1 thing an adult can do is to be the person a child will come to if something terrible is happening to them. Children are very watchful of the world around them and can determine who may and may not be trustworthy through their examples. " -Kristy Pike Director of Washington County Children's Justice Center

Click the link in our bio to learn how you can build trusting relationships with the children in your life.
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As your children head back out into the world this school year, make sure they know that you are a trusted adult with whom they could talk if they feel unsafe, uncomfortable, scared or concerned. Start your journey to becoming a trusted adult by taking our online parent course at: https://training.pcautah.org/login/pcau/ ...

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In Utah, most adults are considered mandated reporters for child abuse. If you see a child being abused or suspect child abuse or neglect is happening, please call (855) 323-3237. #childabuseprevention #utah #saysomething #uted #safekids ...

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Every two years, Utah’s K-12 educators are required to take a child abuse prevention course. Generous donors like Discover, allow Prevent Child Abuse Utah to offer this course at no cost. ...

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Ready to be part of Utah's child abuse prevention?

If you are considering a donation or would like to help in a volunteer capacity, please contact us using the link below. Your participation can and will make a difference.
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Ready to be part of Utah's child abuse prevention?

If you are considering a donation or would like to help in a volunteer capacity, please contact us using the links below. Your participation can and will make a difference.
Contact us
Become a donor
Board members
Board members contribute their time and resources to Prevent Child Abuse Utah's advocacy efforts, fundraising events, and awareness campaigns.
Meet the board
Support through events
Fun and informative, our fundraiser events are a great way to engage with us and help provide a brighter future for Utah's children.
View next event

Ready to be part of Utah's child abuse prevention?

If you are considering a donation or would like to help in a volunteer capacity, please contact us using the links below. Your participation can and will make a difference.
Contact us
Donate
Board members
Board members contribute their time and resources to Prevent Child Abuse Utah's advocacy efforts, fundraising events, and awareness campaigns.
Meet the board
Support through events
Fun and informative, our fundraiser events are a great way to engage with us and help provide a brighter future for Utah's children.
View next event