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Preventing Abuse of New Borns and Infants
Just imagine a newborn crying despite everything you do to soothe the baby. Are you prepared for these times? Do you have a safety plan in place for times you become completely overwhelmed? If not learn how to develop one here.
Verbal Child Abuse - The Invisible Abuse
Verbal abuse is essentially the invisible form of child abuse. There are no bruises or broken bones but make no mistake the damage is happening to the child's soul, mental health and self esteem. Learn how words can hurt more than fists.
Repressing Memories of Childhood Abuse
There are many reasons people forget things. When it comes to child abuse the mind protects the child by repressing what the child cannot yet understand, until a later time when he or she is older and can process safely the child abuse.
Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)
It is a wonderful idea to have strong men and women to stand guard for abused children. Yet, no one could ever have expected bikers to volunteer to stand guard and protect abused children. This story will amaze you.
Recognizing the Emotional Abuser
Emotional child abuse is defined as intentionally hurting someone by what we say and how we say it. It is more about the behavior used to demean or belittle someone and less about the actual words spoken.
Therapists Specializing in Childhood Traumas
A therapist specializing in childhood traumas and child abuse cases is important for children and adult survivors of abuse. Please understand the process may take a little time to find the right therapist. Learn what to look for and how to find what is needed.
Child Abuse & Holiday Stress
The holidays are stressful for families that are cohesive. Yet, can be overwhelming and anxiety provoking for children who are abused by a family member during the holidays.
Reporting Child Abuse
Everyone is responsible for reporting suspected or known child abuse of a child, regardless if you are a mandated reporter or not. To know about abuse or neglect and not report what you know makes you as guilty as the person who is abusing the child.
Family Watchdog and Halloween Safety
Family Watchdog is a site that alerts families to sex offenders moving into or out of the area. It is helpful to use a site like Family Watchdog when planning Halloween activities.
Inappropriate Touching Defined
It is important to teach children what is inappropriate touching and what is safe touching. In addition, teach children to say "no" to a grown up that they do not want to touch them. This empowers children to stand up for themselves.
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