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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  This month and throughout the year, the US government encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making all communities a better place for children and families.  149 more words

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Raising Awareness, Reducing the Risk of Abuse in Youth Sports

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and it puts a brighter spotlight on the issue. We’ve made progress, but there’s more to do to protect our kids from abuse. 184 more words

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

Many of you know, simply because you follow organizations working to end child abuse, and because you’re advocates yourself, that April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. 286 more words

Can You Spot a Child Molester? Discover the Warning Signs

I know. The question is an odd one: Can you spot a child molester? It’s a particularly odd question for a blog dedicated to nonprofit management, marketing, and fundraising. 1,050 more words

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Healthstyles: A Tale from the Cribs & Chronic Pain in the news is (mostly) all bad

Tune in to CHMP’s Healthstyles Radio Thursday, April 9th, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM on WBAI, 99.5 FM in New York City and streamed online… 445 more words

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Saint Germaine, Patron Saint of Abused Children, Pray For Us―April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

I was a newbie youth minister the first time I was approached by a youth suffering in an abusive family situation. U.S. child welfare agencies report that 700,000 children are maltreated each year. 450 more words

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Child neglect due to substance abuse on the rise in the Piedmont

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — In 2014, there were more than 1400 investigations of child neglect in Davidson County.

According to a new report authored by Davidson County’s Community Child Protection Team and the Child Fatality Prevention Team, the cause for more than half of those investigations was substance abuse by the parents. 241 more words

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