is critical, especially now.



  • traumatized children
  • strengthening families
  • building resilience and more!

Prevent Child Abuse Arizona is dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children through collaboration, education, and advocacy.

Through our programs and trainings, we equip people and organizations with tools and information to advance child wellbeing in our state.


Prevent Child Abuse Arizona is one of 50 state chapters of Prevent Child Abuse America. PCA Arizona has been the state’s leading child maltreatment prevention organization for more than 30 years. Through advocacy and training, PCA Arizona implements strategies to keep children safe and support families in our communities.


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Supporting Children and Families COVID-19 Resource Guide

Throughout the pandemic, many have been worried about children, especially those children who lack protective adults in their lives. The best way to prevent child abuse and to protect children, is to support their families cope with stress. Prevent Child Abuse Arizona encourages you to check in with families in the ways that you can.

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Top Ten Tips for Parenting in Uncertain Times

Parenting is stressful. Parenting in a pandemic is even harder! Take a deep breath. Then, check out these tips!

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Talking to Kids about Racism, Violence, and Other Distressing Events

Tragic and unsettling current events have many parents wrestling with their own feelings while worrying about their children and how to help them cope and thrive. Here are a collection of resources to help caregivers talk to kids about what’s happening.

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The Way We Show Up

The Way We Show Up

Written by Executive Director Claire Louge Life can be unexpectedly scary sometimes. Last month, I was in a car crash. I hit a car that was running a red light. My car is totaled, but thankfully, no one was hurt. It was a rattling experience, of...

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How do we prevent child abuse before it ever happens?

By helping Arizona families stay strong through:

Parental Resilience: The ability to bounce back from stress and cope with challenges in a positive, constructive way

Social Connections: Having friends, family and community that provide emotional support in tough times and help celebrate good times

Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development: Information on how kids grow and how to help each unique child thrive

Concrete Support in Times of Need: Access to services and resources that keep a family safe and healthy, such as food, shelter, and healthcare

Social and Emotional Competence of Children: Children know that they belong, know they are loved, understand their feelings and can get along well with others

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