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Saddle Brook Man Among Arrested for Sexual Assault of Girls

Two Bergen County men were arrested on the same day for separate incidents after police say they both allegedly engaged in inappropriate sexual activity with a minor. Daniel O’Brien, 38, of Saddle Brook, was arrested on Feb. 6 after his alleged 9-year-old victim told a coordinator from […]

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Talking with children about personal safety and prevention of abuse is not always easy, but it is absolutely necessary. Professionals in the field of Child Abuse Prevention agree that children, who have discussed with adults what they could do in potentially dangerous situations, are safer than children […]

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Principal’s Comments on CAP

The CAP Coordinator received a call from a principal after Teen CAP workshops were implemented at his school. The principal explained that because of the CAP program, a seventh grader, who did not choose to participate in Review Time, did become empowered enough to speak with a […]

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Planting Seeds of Empowerment

Planting Seeds of Empowerment NJ CAP Celebrates Child Abuse Prevention Month SAVE THE DATE – April 25, 2015 10am-4pm Join The New Jersey Child Assault Prevention Program CAP as we celebrate Earth Day and Child Abuse Prevention Month. Bring your families! Arts and Crafts – Doll Show […]

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Enough Abuse Campaign

NJ Child Assault Prevention supports Prevent Child Abuse, NJ’s “Enough Abuse Campaign.” This initiative has drawn prevention partners from across the State to work on making prevention of child sexual abuse a statewide movement. Four advocacy groups have been selected as regional demonstration sites. PEI Kids, Inc. […]

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“Where Were You When I Was Eight?”

This was a comment written by a teacher on the back of a CAP evaluation sheet. It is a powerful endorsement for the work being done by the New Jersey Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project. The combination of an excellent curriculum and skilled facilitators have produced many […]

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The Essex County Task Force

The Essex County Task Force is comprised of individuals who have various backgrounds and expertise in the area of education and prevention. Facilitator on this task force provides child abuse prevention education programming to schools, community organizations and agencies in the Greater Essex area. Brian Hemphill serves […]

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Keeping Your Family Strong

Keeping Your Family Strong – 6 Protective Factors to Strengthening the Family.
 

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CAP’s Community Affairs Video

View CAP’s Community Affairs Video which features a variety of CAP programs available to your school and community.  These educational programs empower your child to be safe from bullying, stranger abduction and known adult abuse and teaches them about their own rights as well as the rights of others to be Safe, […]

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Helping Children Cope After The Sandy Hook Tragedy

Children who have heard the news about the recent incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School may have heightened fears about going to school.
When discussing this tragedy, as well as other such incidents with our children and students, this attached article by NJ CAP Advisory Board member, Dr. Gerald Costa, may be helpful as well as the SAMHSA materials from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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NJ CAP is a RTC of the International Center for Assault Prevention. It partners with state, national and worldwide prevention advocates.