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Greater Importance for Child Abuse Prevention Month After Pandemic Year []

By Eric Tegethoff, Public News Service April 19,2021 BOISE, Idaho -- April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month and this year's awareness campaign comes in the wake of a hard year with the COVID-19 pandemic. Idaho saw a drastic increase in deaths resulting from child abuse during the pandemic: five in the past year. Before that, there had been no reported abuse deaths since 2017. Molly Kaczmarek, practice manager for St. Luke's Children at Risk Evaluation Services clinic, said financial...

American Psychologist Special Issue: Adverse Childhood Experiences: Translating Research to Action []

The American Psychological Association has published a special issue focusing on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). In this special issue you will find a variety of articles addressing ACEs and the impact they have on us from biology to policy. From the American Psychological Association, " The goal of this special issue is to publish articles that encompass the range of work being conducted in research, practice, programs, and policy in psychology and allied disciplines. This emphasis is...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time for communities to come together to raise awareness about child abuse and prevention build caring connections, supportive environments, and positive experiences for all children. CAP Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through this collaboration, prevention services and supports help protect children and produce thriving families. Ever since April...

March CTIPP CAN Call

Thank you to Aidan Phillips from the WAVE Trust for his excellent and engaging presentation for attendees of our monthly Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) call for March. The information he shared is invaluable as we continue our work to influence change at the national level through the National Trauma Campaign . If you were unable to join, would like to watch again, or want to share with others, you can find the call recording here . Additionally, if you would like...

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