Prevent Child Abuse Arizona’s Programs
It is evidence-based, with over 300 trials and studies around the world showing Triple P benefits families regardless of culture, country, or situation.Triple P works by giving parents the skills to raise confident, healthy children and teenagers, and to build stronger family relationships. It also helps parents manage misbehavior and prevent problems from occurring in the first place.
Best for Babies is a statewide initiative aimed at improving outcomes for young children and their families who are involved or at risk of becoming involved in the child welfare system. Best for Babies brings together judicial leadership, child welfare agencies, educators, caregivers and more to collaborate on positive systems change.
All Babies Cry provides education about coping with crying to new parents in participating birthing hospitals. This strengths-based program utilizes an app and web platform, providing an effective delivery system for new parents. Video and texts prepare new parents to manage a crying baby and utilize calming strategies, as well as understand their own needs and be aware of the life-threatening dangers of shaking a baby. The Arizona Community Foundation funds this program.
Yavapai Family Advocacy Center provides a safe and supportive environment, and is the hub of a team approach to advocacy, investigation, and prosecution.
Arizona SHIFT is a collaborative approach to supporting families with prenatal substance use disorders. It utilizes expertise from each of the key systems working with families, and focuses on improving practices across intervention points so that families are identified early and holistically supported through person-centered, trauma-informed and culturally responsive compassionate care. First relationships are important, and improving the quality of life for parents results in healthy and safe babies.