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Bullying Awareness Month

Date: October 21, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

October marks the 13th annual National Bullying Prevention Month! Although the Jefferson CAC has featured a variety of anti-bullying tools and articles on our social media accounts, we wanted to highlight a few additional points.   Many of today’s parents were bullied as children. For some, the echoes of unkind words from peers may still…

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Halloween Safety Tips

Date: October 17, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

Halloween is fun and exciting, especially for children. In the chaos, however, it is easy to forget about personal safety. Some suggestions are listed below for a safe, happy Halloween. Go with your children. If you can’t, have another trusted adult go. Children should stay in the adults’ line of sight and should know not…

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School Prevention Program Enters 13th Year

Date: October 6, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

A total of 28,575 local students have been reached through the Jefferson CAC’s School Prevention Program since it began in 2002. This school year, 333 students in the 1st-3rd grades at Boudreaux Elementary have already gone through the program, with another 600 students scheduled this week at Terrytown Elementary.   “Upon showing the DVD, I talk…

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