Prevention and Intervention Resources

 

 

Child and Family Services - Utah information can be found at https://dcfs.utah.gov/

 

DCFS Intake Process:  http://dcfs.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Intake-and-CPS-FY14.pdf

 

Darkness to Light, End Child Abuse Campaign:  https://www.d2l.org/

 

How to talk to children about child abuse:  https://www.ovc.gov/pubs/helpseries/pdfs/CATipSheet.pdf

 

Healing from Child Abuse, a Family Resource Manual:  https://www.ojjdp.gov/programs/safestart/HealingTheInvisibleWounds.pdf

 

Trauma-Informed Care, Tips for Caregivers:  http://mha.ohio.gov/Portals/0/assets/Initiatives/TIC/SchoolsandTraumaInformedCareTipSheets/PDF_TipSheet%20for%20Parents%20and%20Other%20Caregivers.pdf

 

SUICIDE and DEPRESSION

 It is normal for a child and/or caregiver to experience depression. If you want more information, we recommend looking at Risk Factors and Warning Signs.  Professional help is available.  If you feel you may harm yourself or someone else, or know someone in this situation, call 911. 

 

A Guide with information on troubling warning signs and what to do.  https://www.jedfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/help-a-friend-in-need-jed-facebook-instagram-guide-NEW.pdf