Pinwheels are the national symbol for the prevention of child abuse and neglect and reflect the bright future all children deserve. We all have a role to play in supporting healthy child development. Everyone can take a turn making a difference!
CHILDREN & FAMILY ACTIVITIES:
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Social Media Activities
Visit our Facebook page to see parent tips and photos from “Pinwheel Gardens” throughout Cabell County.
Take a “selfie” when you visit a “Pinwheel Garden” or with the pinwheel you made and post on Facebook with hashtag – #pinwheelsforprevention
- Print out signs with tips to build Protective Factors to post at your office or garden
- Print out 6 tip signs below – JPEG format
Below are downloads of items you can use with children and family activities to promote healthy child development.
Prevent Child Abuse WV Resources Child Abuse
Below are resources from http://www.preventchildabusewv.org
We are pleased to share a variety of resources to assist communities in implementing Child Abuse Month activities including a series of Fact Sheets that are available for download on the following topics:
Resources for Child Abuse Prevention Month
PCA WV has a variety of resources to assist communities in implementing Child Abuse Month activities including a series of Fact Sheets that are available for download on the following topics:
Community Resource Information
Teen Decision Making and Tough Topics
Protective Factors Fact Sheets
This fact sheet includes information on the following items:
- Parental Resilience
- Social Connections
- Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development
- Concrete Support in Times of Need
- Social and Emotional Competence of Children
Other Online Resources
WV Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
24 hours a day – 7 days a week
For serious physical abuse or sexual abuse, also contact the state police & local law enforcement.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month tips, tools and resources relevant to a variety of audiences, is available on the Child Welfare Information Gateway website.
Read more about the actions we can take at all levels of society in the new Prevention Resource Guide, and use the new conversation guides to help families develop a plan for putting protective factors into practice in their daily lives.