Dunebrook Child Advocacy Center in northern Indiana is celebrating 30 years of service to their community. But it hasn’t always been easy, and critics have had to be won over.
SWICACC is hiring for a full-time forensic interviewer position and administrative assistant. This position is open until November 8th.
Verbal abuse doesn’t get the attention it deserves in the scope of child welfare compared to more insidious forms like physical abuse.
South Bend’s The CASIE Center is celebrating 25 years of service.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth experience abuse rates higher than heterosexual youth.
“It is always most reaffirming to hear a child say ”thank you“ or ”I feel so much better“ after coming to Susie’s Place. But it makes me even more proud when I hear a child thank one of the forensic interviewers I’ve trained.”
Researchers at the University of Evansville and Holly’s House CAC have partnered to understand what benefits, if any, come from child abuse prevention education.
Gundersen has been instrumental in bringing programs like ChildFirst training to the world. Now, Gundersen is spinning off the National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC) and the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center (JWRC) into the independent Zero Abuse Project (ZAP).
Adults are often in a game of one-upmanship against their friends and colleagues about who has the most to do, cook for, clean for, and buy for during the holidays. For all the stress adults say they have, it pales compared to the stress families in crisis face. And the children caught in the yoke […]
Grooming happens slowly, then quickly. Predators excel at what they do. As a result, almost no child can recognize they’re being groomed unless they’ve been told how. Parents and guardians are unlikely to notice the dangers, too.