Goals & Objectives

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COORDINATING COUNCIL OF HUMBOLDT COUNTY (CAPCC)

 Goals and Objectives

Goal I) Increase community education and awareness about child abuse, including strategies for prevention, intervention and treatment.

Objective 1- Disseminate resource information and educational materials.

Objective 2- Provide regularly published newsletter(s) featuring community programs & information sources within and outside of our county.

Objective 3- Provide community trainings related to child abuse and prevention.

Objective 4- Promote Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month (April).

Goal II) Increase community coordination and communication pertaining to child abuse issues.

Objective 1- Serve as a community coordinating and communication body for agencies/individuals involved in prevention/intervention/treatment of child physical, sexual & emotional abuse and child neglect.

Objective 2- Network & collaborate with other agencies serving children and their families in Humboldt County.

Objective 3- Host  speakers on issues related to child abuse and children and families on a regular basis at general membership meetings.

Objective 4-  Organize forums for community members to provide input and discuss their ideas and concerns about child abuse on a regular basis at general membership meetings (alternating with speaker months).

Goal III)  Advocate for children and families in accordance with the CAPCC Bylaws and  Goals and Objectives.

Objective 1- Serve as a resource to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors by assisting in the establishment of child abuse prevention/intervention/treatment programs by serving as an administrator of monies provided in accordance with the Children’s Trust Fund legislation and a portion of the Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment (CAPIT) monies.

Objective 2- Distribute information on legislation and other issues that affect the lives of children and their families in Humboldt County.

Objective 3- Regularly assess the needs of children and families as they pertain to child abuse issues.

Goal IV) Recognize Individuals/Groups for Outstanding Work

Objective 1- Host a celebratory event honoring individuals and/or groups nominated by their peers who help make lives better for children in Humboldt County.

(Updated 9/4/09 m.w.)

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