A Prevention Plan is a response to challenges and needs in the local community.  Reaching out and welcoming members of the community to partner with the team is critical to developing a plan that responds to community needs.  Community engagement efforts vary by location, size and needs of the community, as well as the different community voices that need to be heard.

Resources for Prevention goals

Click the links below for resources to help define your prevention goals.

OCAP Framework for Prevention

To further the goal of an integrated state-wide system that supports families to provide safe, stable, and nurturing relationships, the CA Office of Child Abuse Prevention has adopted the healthcare model for prevention, seeking to build protective factors through community and natural supports while mitigating risk factors.