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Save the Date for the 2019 Celebrity Waiter Event!

CATEGORY: Events | DATE: March 27, 2019

Wednesday, July 17 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm We’re busy planning for our THIRTEENTH Annual Celebrity Waiter Event! It is that time of year again and everyone at the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center is looking forward to our 13th Celebrity...

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Executive Director, Toni Bankston honored with the 2019 Louisiana Social Worker of the Year Award

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: March 21, 2019

PLEASE join us in congratulating Toni Bankston, our Executive Director, for receiving the 2019 Louisiana Social Worker of the Year award from the National Association of Social Workers. It's an honor to have your leadership, guidance and wisdom driving our...

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: March 19, 2019

Next month is Child Abuse Prevention Month and we are going to be out in the community bringing awareness and a call to action for ALL adults. It is OUR job to keep our kids safe. We cannot expect them...

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Gov. Edwards Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: March 13, 2019

BATON ROUGE | THE ADVOCATE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions. Human Trafficking Prevention Commission Advisory Board The Human Trafficking Prevention Commission Advisory Board provides information and recommendations from the perspective...

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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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Webinar: Transforming Childhood Trauma Using Mind-Body Skills

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: July 29, 2018

A mind-body medicine webinar presented by Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS This webinar was presented on July 26, 2018. About the Webinar Childhood Trauma is currently understood as a public health concern which is known to have far-reaching impacts on physical...

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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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