The ACT Raising Safe Kids Program, developed by the APA Violence Prevention Office, teaches positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 8.

ACT for Parents/Caregivers

The ACT Program can help parents and caregivers raise children in safe, stable, healthy environments.

ACT for Professionals

The ACT Program is a good fit for professionals interested in helping families to raise safe kids.

This is APA: Fostering Healthy, Happy Families

Research shows that exposure to abuse and neglect in a child’s formative years can have long-term emotional and behavioral effects on children.