From Crime Scene to Trial

Members of the Boone County Child Advocacy Center are in Bentonville, ARK this week to attend From Crime Scene to Trial training. This course provides detailed instruction in the investigation of a crime scene and how seemingly unimportant details can become critical at trial. This training includes a crime scene investigation to be conducted in […]

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NetSmartz Workshop helps parents be Internet-aware

Parents and guardians who sometimes find themselves confused by new apps and sites dotting the home screens of their kids’ phones have a place to go for help. NetSmarts, an online workshop presented by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, helps parents, educators, law enforcement, and young adults and children smart and safe […]

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PHOTO: In Indiana, 22 percent of children live in poverty, according to the 2015 Kids Count Data Book compiled by the Indiana Youth Institute. Photo credit: Tamckile/Flickr.

Poverty at Root of Many Problems for Indiana Children

February 17, 2015 – Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service (IN) INDIANAPOLIS – Poverty is among the biggest challenges faced by children in Indiana, according to the results of an annual Indiana Youth Institute summary. Although the economy is rebounding from the recession, the 2015 Kids Count Data Book finds 22 percent of children in the […]

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YOUTH ISSUE: Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Nationally, one in ten high school students (10.3%) experienced physical dating violence in the past year, and 10.4 percent experienced sexual dating violence in the past year. In 2011, 11.3 percent of Indiana high school students reported that they had been purposely hit, slapped or physically hurt by […]

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Safe and Healthy Holidays for Youth

Celebrating the holidays can be fun, but the season can also cause stress for many children and families. Watch new Media Bytes featuring IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz to get tips for dealing with holiday stress, as well as ideas for managing limits and maintaining safety with new electronic devices children may be receiving […]

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