2018 CBCAP State Summary of Exemplary Practices

Building Effective Collaboration

The Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) program provides federal funding to all 50 States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. The funds are for the implementation of community-based and prevention-focused programs and activities designed to strengthen and support families to prevent child abuse and neglect.

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This summary highlights child abuse prevention activities and services implemented during the 2018 funding year for CBCAP State Lead Agencies. To learn more about the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) that guides the program click here to download the legislation.

The information shared below provides both a snapshot of services implemented throughout the country and specific state examples of work on community-based comprehensive approaches, successful outcome evaluations, and inspiring success stories.

Community-Based Comprehensive Approaches

Eight states share how they are working to build community-based child abuse prevention initiatives that are engaging multiple partners in collaboration and going beyond programs to wrap services around families.

Outcome Evaluation

Eight states share evaluation findings for their CBCAP funded programs. Click the links below to learn more about services and activities each state-funded and to view their outcome evaluation results.

Inspiring Success Stories

Six states share stories of resiliency and hope. And how participants in their CBCAP programs are overcoming challenges and building protective factors. Click the links below to see their stories.