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2nd Annual Step Up for Children Gala

Date: April 30, 2013 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

The Jefferson Children’s AdvocacyCenter‘s 2nd Annual Step Up for Children Gala From left to right: Wayne Zimmerman (Board President), Melanie Hebert (Board member and Emcee), Terrance Osborne (local artist), Erika Dupépé (Executive Director), Dennis Woltering (Emcee) The Jefferson Children’s Advocacy Center’s 2nd Annual Step Up for Children Gala was a huge success!  We had a…

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Protective Factors for Preventing Child Abuse

Date: April 10, 2013 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

Protective Factors Why does child abuse happen? There is not a clear answer, but professionals have agreed that when families have certain characteristics–referred to as protective factors– child abuse is less likely to occur. 1) Nurturing and Attachment – Parents and children need to form a strong, caring bond to ensure that children achieve positive…

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Presidential Proclamation on Child Abuse Prevention Month

Date: April 4, 2013 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

President Proclaims April 2013 as  National Child Abuse Prevention Month “National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to make their struggle our own and reaffirm a simple truth: that no matter the challenges we face, caring for our children must always be our first task.” –President Barack Obama In his weekly address President Barack…

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