With the immense pressure this current pandemic places on some of our most vulnerable communities, the Department of Family and Children's Services is encouraging Santa Clara County Residents to be the advocates for youth who may be experiencing trauma, in the forms of abuse and/or neglect. Please watch and share the videos linked below and help support the most vulnerable individuals in our communities.
Child Abuse Awareness - COVID-19 Series
Protecting children and reporting abuse during Shelter in Place
Please also consider the Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training for California. This module is an all-inclusive, non-profession specific training that should be taken by every Mandated Reporter. Please visit the website at https://mandatedreporterca.com/training/general-training
Please visit the Caregiver Supports and Community Information webpage for Information and Resource Family/Caregiver Supports.