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2012-06-25 10:23:44

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Global Sports Development and Childhelp announced the Blow the Whistle on Child Abuse campaign to educate the public about what they can do to prevent child abuse in sports and protect young athletes. Olympic medalist Kathy Johnson Clarke, who discovered that two of her fellow elite gymnasts had been abused by their coaches, will spearhead the national education campaign that will provide educators, parents and kids with tips and information...

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...

2012-04-06 06:21:29

April marks an important time to call attention to child abuse intervention and prevention WASHINGTON, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of April, National Children's Alliance and its thousands of members and supporters across the country are bringing much needed attention to the issue of child abuse intervention and prevention as the country recognizes National Child Abuse Prevention Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091028/NCALOGO)...

2012-03-05 09:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Child Abuse Prevention Month takes place in April, just a few weeks from now. This year, the observance will take on even greater meaning because of the dramatic, nationwide impact of the allegations of child abuse and failure to report the abuse surrounding Penn State and Jerry Sandusky. "We hope communities throughout Pennsylvania will see this as an opportunity to offer a positive message about how to combat child abuse,"...

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...

2011-11-14 18:32:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Services of America is proud to announce that they have become national partners with the non-profit organization Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids (TAALK). TAALK, a U.S.-based, federally approved organization, operates under the belief that child sexual abuse is preventable and that proper education for children and adults can help to reduce instances of abuse, as well as support survivors during their healing processes. (Logo:...

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...