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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) recently released an Information Memorandum (IM) to strongly encourage child welfare agencies to collaborate with both private and public agencies to develop primary prevention networks and approaches to strengthen families and prevent maltreatment.  The IM describes the benefits of primary prevention and provides examples of primary prevention approaches happening across the country including San Diego and San Francisco.  Check out the memo for ways to elevate your prevention system!


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Strategies 2.0 offers free training, consultation, peer learning, and other professional development opportunities both in-person and online. Click Trainings and Webinars to learn more. 

Strategies 2.0 offers free training, consultation, peer learning, and other professional development opportunities both in-person and online. Click Trainings and Webinars to learn more.


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The 2019 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Summit- The Prevention Cabinet of the County Welfare Directors Association of California, the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP), and Strategies 2.0 will be co-hosting a Prevention Summit on January 31st and February 1st at the Town & Country Resort in San Diego, California. This meeting will coincide with the 33rd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment 2019 being held January 28th through February 1st at the same location. For more information and to download the application, please visit our website: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/OCAP

Kids' day at the Capitol - The OCAP Kids’ Day at the Capitol on Thursday, April 11, 2019 on the West Side of the California State Capitol from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The day will include educational information, performances and activities for the whole family! If your organization or business would like to participate or your school would like to attend, please email kidsday@dss.ca.gov. For more information, visit: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/OCAP/CAP-Month.


Being the Change

This ethnography features six community leaders who are effecting services that improve the well-being of their communities.
Being the Change

Raising Up the Children

This ethnography features six community participants who are Medi-Cal eligible, as well as parents of young children, working to raise healthy families.
Raising Up the Children