Building Resilient Families

Teaching children and adults how to recognize, resist, and report child abuse is an important part of keeping kids safe. But reporting abuse is only part of the solution. It’s just as important to help families and communities build protective factors. Protective factors prevent abuse from happening in the first place! You can start building resilient families by following the …

FREE DOWNLOADS: Protective Factors

Welcome to Prevent Child Abuse Utah! Our newest program is the Utah Family Strengthening Network. UFSN provides two trainings: Protective Factors and Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support. Please use these images to spread the message of strengthening families through the protective factors. Follow Prevent Child Abuse Utah on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. Download “5 Protective Factors” …

The Barn Party for Prevention

The Barn Party for Prevention was held on October 14, 2022, at Utah State Fair Park. The event raises funds for Prevent Child Abuse Utah’s prevention programs. Dominion Energy was the presenting sponsor for this year’s event. Games & Fun! The Barn Party was filled with activities, games, and dancing with Karissa Jardine as the caller. There were prevention stations …

Family Movie Night Safety

It’s fall! With cooler weather, and Halloween just around the corner, family movie nights are sure to happen. Halloween is a great time to watch fall films and snuggle up with your favorite blanket, it’s also the time that scary movies pop up more frequently on your streaming services. While toddlers and young children may not understand what is happening …

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8 Ways to Support Child Abuse Awareness Initiatives

Child abuse is an ugly reality of our society. It’s rampant all over the world with most cases going unreported. Creating child abuse awareness is key to doing something about making the world a better place for innocent children. According to shocking findings, “In 2019, state agencies identified an estimated 1,840 children who died as a result of abuse and neglect …

Setting Boundaries Outside of the Home

Last week we talked about enforcing boundaries in the home. Setting boundaries in the home, builds a strong foundation for both parents and children to set and keep boundaries outside of the home. Keeping boundaries with extended family, friends, and others can be hard, especially when they try to push those boundaries. Here are five different ways parents can enforce …

Setting Boundaries in the Home

If you are on social media, you’ve probably seen an Instagram post, TikTok, or a Facebook post about boundaries. “Boundaries” is quite the buzzword these days. But what exactly are they? Boundaries are critical to creating healthy relationships. They create a safe space for each individual to reach their full potential. Boundaries are especially important within families. Modeling healthy boundaries …