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2014-07-08 16:25:17

-- Ribbon-cutting celebration marks the opening of a new computer lab to promote financial literacy and self-sufficiency for domestic violence survivors NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence shelters, with the global financial services firm supporting URI's pioneering effort to eradicate economic abuse, which affects 98 percent of domestic...

2014-07-03 12:57:40

University of Toronto Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thirty-five per cent of adults with dyslexia report they were physically abused before they turned 18. In contrast, seven per cent of those without dyslexia reported that they had...

2014-06-25 23:04:13

The Georgia State University School of Public Health has received a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services totaling nearly $2 million to support programs and research related to prevention of child abuse and neglect. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health has received a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the U.S....

2014-06-24 08:35:39

Verizon Wireless Also Awards $30,000 Grant to Support GCFV Annual Conference ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last decade at least 1,300 Georgians lost their lives to domestic violence. In 2013 alone, almost 59,000 of the state's citizens called into the crisis lines of certified domestic violence agencies. These sobering numbers, as stated in the Georgia Commission on Family Violence 2014 fact sheet, and many other similar statistics are why organizations that provide...

2014-05-20 16:27:08

INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Chernoff formed Team Dr. Chernoff to support of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV). Team Dr. Chernoff will help raise funds and for the upcoming annual Race Against Domestic Violence. The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence helps victims overcome and prevent domestic violence. The Coalition's goal is to end domestic violence. This is important since one out of every four women is a victim of...

2014-05-07 23:05:42

On the eve of the passage of new laws aimed at fighting child abuse, a recent study found public awareness about its prevalence is surprisingly low. Only 17% of those surveyed believe child abuse is a problem, according to a study conducted by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A mother strikes her young child before quickly exiting a store. Was what just occurred...

2014-04-30 23:03:52

Affordable counseling is now available through Dawning Phoenix in Gainesville. DawnEchols, a licensed professional counselor, is the owner and Executive Director of Dawning Phoenix. Gainesville, Georgia (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Dawning Phoenix is a full service counseling practice providing effective solutions to life’s problems. Private therapy, for individuals, couples & partners, and families is available, along with group therapy and mediation services, commonly called conflict...

2014-04-28 23:11:32

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Marin CAMFT. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to Marin CAMFT members, adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. “The...

2014-04-16 23:16:42

Mental health professionals will get up to speed on the best online marketing practices in this educational webinar presented by TherapySites and the AAMFT. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 TherapySites and the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy are presenting a complimentary webinar entitled “5 Ways to Make More Money in Your Practice – Secrets from the Pros.” The 30-minute webinar, presented by Denise Marshall, online marketing expert at TherapySites, will be...

2014-04-09 23:29:59

Partners in Prevention and the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Launch the Enough Abuse Campaign, a Bay Area Campaign to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 City Leaders Come Together to Say Enough to Child Sexual Abuse. Partners in Prevention and the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Launch the Enough Abuse Campaign, a Bay Area Campaign to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Partners in Prevention (PIP), an initiative seeking to increase...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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