Local child advocates are preparing for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April by calling for an end right now to the abuse.

A new campaign called Enough Abuse has been launched that includes professionals who can talk to families and community groups about how to keep children safe.

Director of the Crime Victims Assistance Center in Binghamton, Raini Baudendistle says often stranger danger is taught to children, but many times an abuser is someone in a family or close to the family.

Broome is one of a few counties in New York State selected for the pilot program that focuses on educating adults.

Seminars are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 17 in the Exhibit Room at the Broome County Public Library in Binghamton and from 5 to 7 p.m. April 24th at the Community Connections Center in the Union Endicott District Office Building.