The Family Tree was selected to adapt the Massachusetts research based child sexual abuse prevention effort called the Enough Abuse Campaign to Maryland. The Family Tree serves as the lead agency of the multi-sector partnership - Maryland Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse - created to oversee the planning and implementation of the Campaign. Its mission is to prevent child sexual abuse by engaging adults and mobilizing communities in effective prevention efforts at the state and local levels.
For a list of all agencies in the Maryland Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and for information on the Partnership, click here.
Originally developed and pioneered in Massachusetts, the model is built on three major goals:
Educating adults about the nature and scope of the epidemic and equipping them with valuable skills to prevent child sexual abuse;
Communicating key prevention messages that parents can share with their children to reduce the risk that children are ever abused;
Advocating for prevention trainings and policies across a wide range of youth-serving organizations to strengthen their ability to protect children under their care.
Watch this informative video on the Enough Abuse Campaign in Maryland by clicking here
For more information, email Adam McDermott by clicking here.
To register individuals for our monthly Child Sexual Abuse Prevention trainings, which take place on the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00-3:00pm please visit our program calendar.
To see a list of all upcoming trainings through June, 2014, please click here.
To request a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training appropriate for your group/company/organization, please click here.
Below are photos of the press conference announcing the launch of the Enough Abuse campaign in Annapolis, MD on January 30, 2012.
In January, 2012, The Family Tree, lead agency for the Maryland Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, announced three local sites in Baltimore City and Talbot and Worcester Counties to replicate the campaign throughout the state:
To read the press release on Maryland's Enough Abuse campaign, click here.