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FRIENDS, the National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP), provides training and technical assistance to Federally funded CBCAP Programs. This site serves as a resource to those programs and to the rest of the Child Abuse Prevention community.

FRIENDS is an acronym for...
Family Resource Information, Education and Network Development Services


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icon Parent & Practitioner Newsletter Spring 2015

icon2014 Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention: Exemplary Practices

iconUnderstanding the Role of Program Assessment in Child Abuse Prevention: Tools for Peer Review and Beyond

ACEs in Prevention

icon Educational Advocacy Guide

Check out FRIENDS new Elearning Courses in

  • Implementing Evidence-Based Practice
  • CBCAP 101
  • Parent Leadership

Promoting Well-Being for Very Young Children and Their Families

icon Implementing Systems Change Brief

icon Putting What Works Into Practice Brief

View CBCAP: A Success Story Video

FRIENDS provides targeted training and technical assistance to CBCAP State Lead Agencies to build capacity in the full array of CBCAP program requirements including:

  • Outcome Accountability
  • Data Utilization
  • Parent Leadership
  • Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Practices
  • Program Assessment
  • Logic Models
  • Collaboration
  • Systems Change

If you are a CBCAP lead agency and want to learn more, contact your T/TA Coordinator.


cb_logoFRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau.

FRIENDS is a division of the Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc.
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