Home Visiting Supervisors Institute

Arizona home visiting supervisors recently had the opportunity to reunite for in-person development training for the first time in three years! Together, the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Strong Families AZ, the Arizona Department of Child Safety, First...
Prescott Valley Pinwheel Party 2022

Prescott Valley Pinwheel Party 2022

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona raised awareness for Child Abuse Prevention month with a Pinwheel Party in Prescott Valley (home to our headquarters). This free event was hosted by Yavapai Communities for Kids, a Child Abuse Prevention Council...
Adversity is Not Destiny.

Adversity is Not Destiny.

By Claire Louge, Executive Director I frequently give trainings on the ACEs study. I talk about how the study shows a direct correlation between the number of ACEs and the risk of developing major health and social problems. I talk about how ACEs affect brain...
Building a Cathedral

Building a Cathedral

By Executive Director Claire Louge There’s a parable about a woman who walks by three men working on a building site, each doing the same thing. The woman asks the first man what he’s doing. “I’m hauling bricks,” he says. She asks the second man what he’s doing. “I’m...
Pay Now, or Pay More Later

Pay Now, or Pay More Later

Preventing child abuse is about strengthening families. It’s about ensuring families have what they need to nurture their children. When a parent is able to afford rent, that’s prevention. When a parent is able to access substance abuse treatment in their area, that’s...
Thank You for your Continued Support

Thank You for your Continued Support

This year, our supporters raised over $57,000 during our End of Year campaign! This generosity is largely due to organizations like the Geo Secure Services of the Central Arizona Correctional and Rehabilitation Facility, who worked alongside the incarcerated...
Triple P Training for Community Educators

Triple P Training for Community Educators

The Black Mothers Forum is is an Arizona initiative designed to educate, organize, and take action to promote healthy mindsets and relationships to end the school-to-prison pipeline. This effort created small-facilitated learning environments to provide a more catered...
The Power of Presence

The Power of Presence

By Claire Louge, Executive Director A few months ago, I was watching a discussion between renowned neuroscientist and author Dr. Bruce Perry and Dr. Melissa Merrick, the President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America. The discussion was centered on Dr. Perry’s new...