Latest Abuse prevention program Stories

2012-06-23 23:01:00

Stacy Pendarvis, consultant and noted child sexual abuse prevention specialist notifies public about free comprehensive, powerful education and awareness programs offer adults real tools to prevent child sexual abuse. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Don Dymer, president and CEO of SingleSource Services Corporation, background screening company and Stacy Pendarvis, MSW, MA, a long time consultant who works with Darkness to Light and the Monique Burr Foundation For Children...

2012-02-06 13:12:18

In one year alone, over 4,500 children in the United States were hospitalized due to child abuse, and 300 of them died of their injuries, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a new study. The findings are published in the March 2012 issue of Pediatrics (published online Feb. 6). Several measures have been used to track the national occurrence of child abuse, including data from Child Protective Services. But until now none quantified the severity of the abuse or whether the child...

2011-07-19 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Busy professionals can now access prevention education trainings offered online by the leader in the field. Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST), the top-rated substance abuse and violence prevention program, recently added Online Training workshops for the Elementary and Transitions programs to their list of services. The Middle School and High School online workshops have already proven to be a huge success among participants. "The...

2011-04-07 08:18:00

YORK, Pa., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents, children, children's advocates, state, county, and local officials, and members of the public have been invited to help paint a mural on Saturday, April 9, to symbolize the fight against child abuse. The "Painting for Prevention" event, organized by the nonprofit Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and co-sponsored by the Child Abuse Prevention and Outreach Committee, is scheduled to take place at the Central Market in York,...

2011-04-04 00:00:28

Home Start, a community-based organization that reaches out to at-risk children and families to help prevent child abuse and neglect, is launching its first annual "Quarters Count" fund raising campaign. The campaign is based on the idea that if every person in San Diego County donated just one quarter, Home Start would raise 1 million dollars to fund services and programs needed to help prevent child abuse. Donations can be made via PayPal on the website http://www.quarterscount.org or...

2011-04-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With looming budget cuts adding more stress to a child welfare safety net already stretched precariously thin, The New York Foundling, one of the City's oldest and largest child welfare agencies, is launching a multi-pronged public awareness campaign to enlist the public's help in recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month. Through the work of The Foundling's Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection, the only Center of its kind in the nation...

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