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What Is ICAP?

The International Center for Assault Prevention, known as ICAP, is a 30 year old international prevention program with its central headquarters located at the Educational Information & Resource Center in Mullica Hill, New Jersey.  ICAP works with local people who desire to advocate
and protect children by starting a CAP project in their town.  Individuals or agencies contact ICAP to arrange project setup trainings.

Since its inception in 1978, ICAP has trained over 7 million children, parents and teachers to prevent peer assault, stranger abduction and known adult assault. CAP seeks to integrate the best resources of a community in an effort to reduce a child or young person's vulnerability to verbal, physical and sexual assault. CAP projects work closely with the local school districts, parent/teacher associations and home school groups, and other community groups. All CAP curricula have a threefold educational approach to prevention which includes trainings in the following areas: Staff In service, Parent Program and Individual Classroom Workshops for children and teens. Workshops are provided for children, parents and teachers in the following programs:

Preschool CAP

3 to 5 years

Kindergarten CAP

5-6 years

Elementary CAP

1st  to 6th  grades

Teen CAP

Middle and Secondary grades

Adult Workshop Presentations

 All levels


ICAP Motto:

ICAP Motto

All ICAP curriculum is based on an empowerment philosophy which seeks to reduce children’s vulnerability to assault by increasing awareness that children have human rights and by providing prevention strategies and resources which will help children keep these rights.

Our Mission

CAPThe mission of the International Center for Assault Prevention (ICAP) shall be to improve the quality of life for all children worldwide by reducing the level of interpersonal violence against them through the use of primary prevention education and specifically the use of the Child Assault Prevention® (CAP) program in their community.


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