Recognize that most children who suffer physical or sexual abuse — about 95% — do so at the hands of someone they know. It’s the neighbor, teacher, coach, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers and grandparents that are abusing children.
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois’ Billie Larkin is retiring. “This is the greatest job in the world. I’ve felt that way all the way through.”
“CACs continue to establish themselves as pillars of their communities for the treatment and prevention of abuse and child maltreatment. These are our children we’re talking about. There will be CAC service for today’s 10,958 kids or the next 10,000 that come,” says Lutz.
See what Facebook knows about you and where Google Maps thinks you’ve been. Understand what advertisers know about you and how to take back some control.
Communities around Clinton County come together to quintuple the size and space for Frankfort-based Quinton’s House.
Excellent police work, CAC interviews, and prosecution come together to help sentence a Johnson County child molester.
What if instead of seeing autism as a behavioral issue, it was something different with their brain-to-body connection?
“Emily Perry is truly a warrior for children” A Marion County professional has been awarded the D. Susan Wisely Youth Worker of the Year Award by the Indiana Youth Institute. Emily Perry is the executive director for Susie’s Place Child Advocacy Centers. Susie’s Place opened its first center in Avon in 2009 before expanding to […]
Teresa Huizar, NCA Executive Director, for Huffington Post: However, it would be false to think that that this tragic epidemic of disbelief is solely triggered in rare cases that involve powerful celebrity predators or abuse that happened long ago. Not so. Virtually every multi-victim case—whether involving coaches, teachers, daycare providers, pediatricians, pastors, priests, scout leaders, […]
The nonprofit CASIE Center, working with kids when allegations of abuse arise, has won this year’s local Leighton Award for Nonprofit Excellence.