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2014 Child Abuse Prevention Month Activities

 

 

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect and encourage individuals and communities to support children and families.

 

Everyone has a role to play in preventing child abuse.

 

 Please join The Children’s Assessment Center in our Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts.

 

EVENTS

 

Pinwheels for Prevention Children’s Art Project– Throughout the month of April children will paint and decorate pinwheels to remind us of childlike notions and that all children should have the chance at a healthy, happy and full life that all children deserve.

 

Tuesday, April 1st-

The CAC along with other community partners will host a press conference to kick-off April Child Abuse Prevention Month to bring attention to the issues of child abuse intervention and prevention.

1:00 p.m.

The Children’s Assessment Center

                                                           

Wednesday, April 2nd-

Communications Round Table with Regional Leadership

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Windsor Village United Methodist Church

 

Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th-

National Children’s Alliance – Urban Team Forum

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Tuesday, April 8th-

Harris County Commissioner's Court Resolution Recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Harris County

 

Tuesday, April 8th-

Harris County District Attorney’s Office honors National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2014

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Harris County Criminal Justice Center

 

Tuesday, April 15th-

Texas Children's 2014 Bridge Event for Child Abuse Awareness Month,

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Texas Children’s Hospital

 

Tuesday, April 15th-

2014 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Proclamation Ceremony

1:30 p.m.

City Hall

 

Thursday, April 17th-

1th Annual Spirit of Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show

11:00 a.m-1:00 p.m.

Westin Galleria

 

Thursday,April 24-

HTRA VSP Subcommittee Meeting

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 am

The Children’s Assessment Center

 

Friday, April 25th-

Be An Angel Gala– Honoring CAC Executive Director, Elaine Stolte

6:30 p.m.

The Rice Hotel

 

Saturday, April 26th-

Healthy Kids Day 2014, 10:00am-1:00pm

Weekley Family YMCA

 

Wednesday, April 30th

The 11th Annual Cherish the Child Awards Reception,

5:30pm-7:30pm

The Children’s Assessment Center

 

  

TRAININGS

 

Thursday, April 3rd-

Harris County Child Abuse Task Force Training- All in the Family:  Juvenile Sex Offenders- - Prosecution, Registration, and Obstacles to Rehabilitation and Reunification

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

DePelchin Children’s Center

 

Friday April 4th-

Prevention Training P.S., It’s My Body

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Chinese Community Center

 

Wednesday, April 9th-

Prevention Training Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children

Cypress Fairbanks I.S.D.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Berry Center

 

Wednesday, April 9th-

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas Best Practices Training

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Children’s Assessment Center

 

Wednesday, April 9th-

Hobby Airport Exchange Club

Overview of The Children’s Assessment Center

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, April 10th-

Prevention Training Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children

Harris County Department of Education

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Friday, April 11th-

Prevention Training Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children

Fort Bend I.S.D.

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

 

Wednesday, April 16th-

Prevention Training Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children

Cypress Fairbanks I.S.D.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, April 16th-

Prevention Training Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children

Spring Branch I.S.D.

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

 

Tuesday, April 22nd– Sunday, April 27th

Lakewood Prevention Series– Child Abuse Training

Lakewood Church

 

Wednesday, April 23rd-

CAC Volunteer and Child Advocates Volunteer Training,

9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The Children’s Assessment Center

 

Tuesday, April 29th-

Prevention Training Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children

Cypress Fairbanks I.S.D.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

For more information regarding any of the listed Child Abuse Prevention month events please contact, Tammy Hetmaniak at 713-986-3482 or tammy.hetmaniak@cac.hctx.net

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