Tips for Keeping Kids Safe!

Here are some tips from Stop It Now!

The most effective prevention happens before a child is harmed. Kids are immediately safer when parents and caregivers take the time to learn about sexual abuse and its warning signs. Parents and caregivers who make a commitment to speak up as soon as they have a concern, instead […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Education, Prevention|0 Comments

Adverse Childhood Experiences Southeastern Summit in Asheville!

The Summit will be held in Asheville on Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26. Local, regional, and national speakers will focus on evidence-based practices that prevent and address the intergenerational transmission of Adverse Childhood Experiences. Multiple breakout sessions will encourage and promote inter-professional networking. Attendees will return home with tools and ideas for addressing […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Education, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Military personnel and veterans with history of childhood trauma more likely to commit suicide

According to findings presented at the American Psychological Association annual meeting, suicidal behavior among service members and veterans may be more closely linked to past childhood traumas than to combat experiences and multiple deployments.

The National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah found that experiencing child abuse, being sexually victimized, and exhibiting suicidal […]

By |August 20th, 2014|Education|0 Comments

USC Upstate offering exciting new program for child protection professionals!

Beginning this fall, USC Upstate is offering a Certificate Program in Child Advocacy Studies designed for professionals already working in the child protection field and who wish to develop greater knowledge and skills.  The program is also open to those who are preparing for a career in this area.  According to Dr. Jennifer Parker, this […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Education|0 Comments

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