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Child Abuse Prevention Awareness

Child Abuse Prevention efforts in Oklahoma take place throughout the entire year. Learn how you can join the CAP Action Committee or how you can show your support during the month of April, Child Abuse Prevention Month.

CAP Committee Meetings

2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month Materials & Activities

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Oklahoma hosts many activities across the state in support of this month. This year's theme is "It's your turn to make a difference for children". 



  • April 1, 2022 - Wear Blue Selfie Day: is designated as the day to wear blue to support child abuse prevention efforts in communities. Share your best selfie on social media using #OKWearsBlue and ask family and friends to join.
  • April 11, 2022 - Skydance Bridge Lights Up for Child Abuse Prevention Event: Watch for the lights to go blue on the Skydance Bridge for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
  • April 21, 2022 - Child Abuse Prevention Awards of Excellence Ceremony: Honoring excellence in prevention, Thursday, April 21, at 12:30 p.m. at the Oklahoma State Capitol (room 100).
  • April 13-15, 2022 - 28th Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect Conference: The OSDH Family and Prevention Service are co-sponsoring a prevention track. Visit this link for more information:
  • April 18-22, 2022 - Sign up to participate in the YMCA “5 Days of Action”. Visit this link for more information or to sign up:  

For more information about how you can become involved in Child Abuse Prevention Month, contact your local county health department or call Sherie Trice at 405-426-8041.

Previous Campaigns

Contact Information

Sherie Trice, CBCAP Grant Coordinator

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Office of Child Abuse Prevention
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave, Ste. 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406

Phone: (405) 426-8401

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