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What We Do

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

We provide Targeted Technical Assistance and Training to the Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) Community. We also strive to provide high-quality information to the general child abuse prevention community.

We build capacity in the full array of CBCAP program requirements including:

Useful Tools and Resources

Crosswalk of Evidence-Based Practice

A resource for understanding program evidence levels in prevention

Protective Factors Survey

Download the tool and supporting resources.

Recursos en español

Explore los recursos disponibles en español

Media Library

Search and filter videos, podcasts, webinars, newsletters, and print resources.

FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) has a prevention-focused podcast channel. Our content includes lessons from the Prevention Mindset Institute, Navigating the Unknowns of our World, and Historical Trauma. We release episodes every Monday and can be found wherever you get your podcasts. Please follow us. 

Featured Story

Unstoppable Animated Version

View this illustrated story about resilience and empowering other parents by Eileen Graham. This video is a part of Sharing the Journey: Voices from the Fielda collection of stories from parents.




2022 CBCAP State Summary of Exemplary Practices

This summary highlights child abuse prevention activities and services implemented during the 2022 funding year for CBCAP State Lead Agencies.

Online Learning Center

High quality subject specific training free of charge for CBCAP State Lead Agencies and direct service providers.

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