Child Abuse Pediatrics (CAP) at Texas Children's is collaboration between Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine.

Inspired by a community physician in 1978, the program has evolved tremendously during the past 3 decades due to increased awareness and recognition of child abuse and neglect as a growing social issue.

See child abuse facts and the program's milestones below:

  • In our community and throughout the nation, child abuse and neglect continue to be serious problems. A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds in the United States,... Read more


In the Community

As a community leader in child abuse and prevention, CAP initiates outreach efforts that include communicating with target audiences to provide helpful information and specific tools to detect and prevent child abuse.