Darkness to Light Child Abuse Prevention Training on April 11th @ 6pm-8pm

CATEGORY: Caregivers, Events, Featured, News Updates, Prevention Education, Professionals | DATE: March 23, 2022

According to national estimates, one in 10 children will be sexually abused by their 18th birthday. Let’s put an end to this statistic together!  Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children is the sexual abuse prevention training program that helps to

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Teen Personal Safety (Abuse Prevention) Class on March 24th @ 6pm

CATEGORY: Caregivers, Events, Prevention Education | DATE: March 1, 2022

Register for this free class here! The Louisiana Bar Foundation & the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center has teamed up to offer this FREE Abuse Awareness & Prevention from the Child Help: Speak Up Be Safe curriculum, specifically developed for

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FREE Elementary Personal Safety (Abuse Prevention) Class on March 24th at 4:30pm

CATEGORY: Caregivers, Events, Prevention Education | DATE: March 1, 2022

Register for this free class here! The Louisiana Bar Foundation & the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center has teamed up to offer you this FREE Abuse Awareness & Prevention from the Child Help: Speak Up Be Safe curriculum, specifically developed

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How to take care of yourself

CATEGORY: Caregivers | DATE: February 14, 2019

You are going through a very difficult time, and you probably feel pressured from many directions. Although you are trying to take care of a lot of other people, you also need to take care of yourself. Your well-being is

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How to Act toward your child if they have been abused

CATEGORY: Caregivers | DATE: October 14, 2018

Provide safety, love, and support. Let them know it is okay to cry or to be mad. Make sure your child understands it is not his or her fault. Don’t coach or pressure your child to talk about things. Some

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Things to remember if you are abused

CATEGORY: Caregivers, Prevention Education, Survivors | DATE: January 14, 2018

There are some important things to remember if you are abused. It’s Your Body No one has the right to touch you. You can say No. Abuse Is Never Your Fault Even if you don’t say no, it is NEVER

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Signs sometimes shown by abused children

CATEGORY: Caregivers | DATE: January 14, 2018

Children who have been abused often show many different types of signs and symptoms. Children may regress to earlier developmental periods and show other changes that are out of the ordinary for them. Here are just a few of the

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What happens during an investigation?

CATEGORY: Caregivers, Professionals | DATE: January 12, 2018

Following are the basic steps to an investigation of child sexual abuse. Someone reports suspicion of abuse to authorities, either law enforcement or the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Interviews with the child are conducted, usually at the

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What is Abuse?

CATEGORY: Caregivers | DATE: April 14, 2017

Child Abuse and Neglect (as defined by law) According to the Louisiana Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law, La.R.S.14:403, states that any person who, under Children’s Code Article 609 (A) (Mandatory Reporters), is required to report the abuse or neglect

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