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, 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 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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How Caregivers Sometimes Feel When Abuse Has Been Reported

CATEGORY: Caregivers | DATE: April 13, 2017

When abuse is reported, parents or caregivers sometimes feel as if they are on a roller coaster of emotions. This is normal. The report can affect your life in many ways, and it takes time to adjust. The following are...

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Infant Health and Safety Fair

CATEGORY: Caregivers | DATE: September 24, 2010

Family Road Healthy Start hosted an Infant Health and Safety Fair to create awareness of the factors that effect infant mortality. On September 18, 2010, Baby Bee Aware was a family event packed with fun activities and information. Baton Rouge...

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