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Thank you to everyone who made this April's National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAP Month) a success. See our News & Events page for 2023 CAP Month information, resources, and events. 

And of course, the resources we have developed for previous years' CAP Month campaigns are still available online and will remain useful to you for years to come, and can be found under Resources > CAP Month Archive

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The Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) of Santa Barbara County is a multi-agency network that coordinates efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect. We work to protect children, nurture families, and build community.

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  • Who we are

  • What we do

  • What we believe

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  • Schedule

  • Agendas

  • Minutes

  • Expectations


​Find out what's happening...during Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month, and year 'round.

  • Featured news

  • Upcoming events

  • Media coverage/releases

  • Email newsfeed

  • News archive

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  • Prevention Academies

  • Other training

  • Request training

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Reporting child abuse, neglect, or other maltreatment:

  • What is child maltreatment? 

  • Who is a mandated reporter?

  • How to report

  • What happens next

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  • Parenting resources

  • Community resources

  • Professional resources

  • CAP Month Archive

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  • Get involved

  • Contact

  • Donate

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