Child Abuse Prevention
You can be a connection for children in your community.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time for communities to come together to build connections, supportive environments, and positive experiences for all children.
We know child abuse is a preventable problem. All adults play a role in building the safe, stable, nurturing homes and environments needed for the healthy development of our future generation of parents, leaders and community members.
Be a connection for Solano children and families during Child Abuse Prevention Month and throughout the year!
All children of Solano County will reach adulthood having experienced a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment. The resulting sense of self-worth, coupled with equal access to resources, will empower them to develop their unique potential, so they mature realizing a strong sense of responsibility to self, culture, and society.
Promote public awareness of the abuse and neglect of children and the resources available for intervention and treatment.
Encourage and facilitate training of professionals in the detection, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Recommend improvements in services available to families and victims.
Encourage and facilitate community support for child abuse and neglect programs.
Mandated Reporter Training
Everyone who works with children is a mandated reporter. This means that if you work with children, you are legally responsible for reporting all incidents of suspected child abuse and neglect. When you filled out the forms for your
job, you probably signed a form agreeing to this responsibility, but you may not fully understand your responsibilities and legal obligations as a mandated reporter.
Free online training available at http://mandatedreporterca.com/