Though every family faces its own set of challenges, they possess inherent strengths that can be harnessed during tough times. Learning to leverage these strengths in five critical areas can boost your confidence, reduce stress, and foster stronger connections with your children. These 5 areas are: Families that are strong have a beneficial impact on […]
When a child is having a hard time, adults often want to step in quickly to solve the child’s problem. However, taking a moment to pause and help the child think about his or her emotions can be really helpful.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month! Here are five things that we should know about National Child Abuse Prevention Month: 1) Why is Child Abuse Prevention Month needed? During 2021, fewer than one-quarter (20.2%) of confirmed maltreatment victims were removed from their homes because of an investigation or alternative response. Approximately 1.8 million children […]
National Child Abuse Prevention Month was officially created in 1983. It is observed every April, and it is a time when the nation comes together to recognize and bring awareness to the child abuse and neglect epidemic in the United States. The theme for this year is “ Working Together to Strengthen Families.” This month […]
By wearing blue, we show our shared responsibility for the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of our communities’ children and families. Take a picture wearing blue and post it on social media. You can tag us at @supportoversilenceforkids on Facebook and Instagram to show your support. Don’t forget to add your #WearBlueDay. Spread the word!
The theme for this year is “Working Together to Strengthen Families.” This month is a reminder of the importance of communities working together to strengthen and support families so that all children can thrive. Approximately 600,000 children were victims of child abuse and neglect in 2021, according to data collected from US child welfare agencies. […]
Dr. Nancy Weaver partnered with the Family Nurturing Center in Northern Kentucky to craft an Op- Ed with the support of the Face It Movement. Through the commitment and investment of Kosair Charities, the Face It Movement promotes best practices in child abuse prevention and intervention, builds awareness and engages the community in how to help families thrive, […]
National Child Abuse Prevention Month was officially created in 1983. Every year since, the nation comes together to recognize and bring awareness to the child abuse and neglect epidemic in the United States. This month is a reminder of the importance of communities working together to strengthen and support families so that all children can […]
As we prepare for Child Abuse Prevention month in April of this year, we are very concerned regarding the recent policy in Texas that suggests gender-affirming care be classified as child abuse. To be clear, gender-affirming care is fully supported by pediatric practitioners1 and the US Dept of Health and Human Services.2 “The American Academy […]