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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:

Navigating the Unknowns: Family Support Podcasts

Families experience joys and challenges. During times of crisis, the challenges may feel overwhelming. This podcast series offers expert information, tips, and resources for navigating family stress and strengthening family relationships.

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Help Me To Pull This Wagon Illustrated Version

Listen to this illustrated story on fathers and parent engagement by Sam Blue This video is a part of Sharing the Journey: Voices from the Fielda collection of stories from parents.

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2019 CBCAP State Summary of Exemplary Practices

Partnering for Systems Change: Explore the efforts around the country in CBCAP impacting systems change through collaborative efforts. 
Online Learning

Online Learning Center

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