Child Abuse Prevention Services Long Island NY Bullying Survey Finds Children Want More Adult Supervision in School

CAPS 2009-2010 Long Island Middle School Bullying Survey showed that Nassau and Suffolk county schools fall within national ranges for bullying and cyber-bullying incidents. Sixth and 7th grade respondents expressed they want more adult supervision and intervention, cameras installed in bullying hotspots, and stricter rules and punishment for bullies. - January 06, 2011

Child Abuse Prevention Services Announces the Opening of the CAPS Bully Prevention Center - the First to Offer Direct Support and Solutions to Parents

Now parents have a place to turn to find the resources and solutions they need to help their child who is being targeted by bullies. - January 04, 2011

Keeping Kids Safe from Bullying and Cyber-Bullying; Child Abuse Prevention Services March 26 Legislative Breakfast in Melville, NY

The recent tragic suicide of 17-year old Alexis Pilkington on Long Island once again puts the spotlight on bullying and cyber-bullying, and how damaging and sometimes fatal bullying can be. The implications of the use of technology by bullies, and its impact on the school and community is a new frontier for legislators and educators that will be explored during the conference. - March 26, 2010

10 Warning Signs a Child is Being Bullied and What Parents Can do to Help Keep Them Safe

In every classroom, 2 to 3 children spend their day afraid of being bullied; this fear prompts 160,000 kids in the US to stay home from school each day. The good news is there are proven methods and bully-proofing strategies parents can learn and practice with their children to help them better deal with difficult situations, and feel safer in school. - October 01, 2009

Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy is Keynote Speaker at Child Abuse Prevention Services LI Legislative Breakfast — Keeping Kids Safe from Abuse in Tough Economic Times

History has shown that when the economy is bad, children do not fare well. Almost 16,000 reports of child abuse and neglect were investigated on Long Island in 2008, with Nassau and Suffolk counties reporting an increase of 9% and 8% respectively. In spite of the strong link between the increase in reports of child abuse and neglect and a downturn in the economy, government, schools and the community all play a role in preventing child abuse and protecting children. - March 21, 2009

Laying a Foundation to a More Caring/Peaceful World Through K-1 Students

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) Trains Nassau County Elementary School Guidance Counselors and Social Workers to Present Its Bully and Violence Prevention Program. CAPS “Caring Kids” program helps kindergartners and first graders develop the understanding and skills necessary to live peacefully with others. - December 04, 2008

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) April 10 Benefit Luncheon Raises Awareness of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Features Prominent Speakers

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) April Benefit Luncheon Raises Awareness of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Features Prominent Speakers: Abigail Disney of the Daphne Foundation and NY Times Bestselling Author, R. Stephanie Good, Esq. - March 07, 2008

Child Abuse Prevention Services Receives Grant to Support What’s Up? Girl Talk — a Bully Prevention Program for Adolescent Girls on Long Island

Grant supports local program intended to reduce the incidence of relational and physical aggression, bullying and harassment among 7th grade girls. - January 16, 2008

Child Abuse Prevention Services Survey Finds Students Report Drop in Bullying in Long Island Middle Schools

Pro-active, pro-social interventions by students who witness bullying incidents increased, suggesting strategies to empower bystanders–the “silent majority” – are working. - October 25, 2007

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) Marks 25 Years of Working with Long Island Children to Keep Them Safe from Harm with November 1, 2007 Benefit

Celebrating CAPS’ leadership role in the ever-evolving violence prevention and child-safety effort on Long Island. - October 25, 2007

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