Prevent Child Abuse – We CAN do it!

Prevent Child Abuse Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana produced and shared this infographic.  Change the statistics to apply to your community – and the message will be powerful.  @pcaLouisiana  For information in Florida, visit www.beaguardian.org, @childguardiansI

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Invest in Children

Invest in Children and Youth; The public has spoken!   ““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““` Why invest? How do we invest?  What works?  The answer is prevention.   Chris Lolley, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Florida,  recently made a case for prevention based on 3 observations: 1. Prevention of child abuse is a local issue. Researchers have proven that…

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Help Needed

Help Needed!  If you love our work then tell the world! You have an opportunity to help us make even more of a difference in our community. GreatNonprofits-a review site like TripAdvisor-is honoring highly reviewed nonprofits with their 2016 Top-Rated Awards. Won’t you help us raise visibility for our work by posting a review of…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention If you see one of 70,000 pinwheels planted across Florida, the Governor’s Office hopes you’ll think of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. And kids will know they’re safe. 44,582 reports of child abuse. Just in Florida. Just last year. Most victims were under 5 years old.  …

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11 Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs

Save on the rising costs of prescription drugs? As Prescription drugs continue to rise, the costs are becoming more of a challenge for both the insured and the uninsured.  Access to prescribed medication is critical for both children and adults.  Lack of access can result in increased stress, patients skipping doses to save money, or…

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FREE handouts to share

I have attached two FREE handouts for you to contemplate….what are the implications for policies and programs for children who are victims of child abuse, neglect, and abandonment? Note:  There are discussion topics to think about, share, and discuss at the end of the pdf documents.  Both handouts include information on verified cases only from the year 2012…

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Abuse Reports Increase after Summer

The end of summer signals the return to school and abuse reports increase. Some children and youth have gone to summer camp, hung out with their friends, learned to swim, or played a LOT of video games.  Others kids didn’t have such a great summer; they may have been abused, neglected, or abandoned.   Young…

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