National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Every April, Child Abuse Prevention Month is an opportunity for us to learn about the signs of child abuse and ways to prevent it.Nationwide, communities come together in support of families and children. Outreach programs, resources, and activities provide wonderful...
The Next Chapter In A Story Of Hope

The Next Chapter In A Story Of Hope

Sexual abuse shows no mercy. It prays on the innocence of boys and girls alike, filling them with grief, depression, and fear. ” – Eduardo It’s a bittersweet moment for The Children’s Advocacy Center as we approach our 20 year milestone. Each child and every...
Keeping Our Children Safe Online

Keeping Our Children Safe Online

The internet can be a great resource to learn something new or interact with others virtually, but it’s also a double-edged sword with the dangers and threats it brings to our youth, especially children.  Whether it’s in the form of an invasion of privacy,...
How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Chronic Illness

How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Chronic Illness

Traumatic experiences in general can trigger both mental and physical health issues in adults, but what about trauma that affects children? Research has shown how adverse childhood events, or (ACEs), can impact children with a variety of illnesses later on in life,...