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CATEGORY: Professionals | DATE: January 14, 2018

The websites listed below provides valuable information regarding child sexual abuse and neglect. National Children’s Alliance– Empowering local communities to serve child victims of abuse.National Children’s Advocacy Center - https://www.nationalcac.org/  Department of Children & Family Services– Building a stronger Louisiana. CASA-...

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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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Hope is Here!

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: April 19, 2016

This brief video takes the viewer inside the day-to-day forensic and healing activities of the Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center where children are provided comprehensive services in the aftermath of violent crime.

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Child Abuse Prevention Month!

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: April 6, 2016

Did You Know: 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before the age 18 Of children who are sexually abused, 20% are abused before the age 8. A history of child sexual abuse increases the chance of dropping out...

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Clay For Kids

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: February 29, 2016

Neighbors Federal Credit Union is partnering up with us once again to sponsor Clay For Kids! This year's annual sporting clay tournament will be held at the Riverside Lodge in Denham Springs, LA on Friday, March 11, 2016. With several...

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Clays for Kids! New Date!

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: February 29, 2016

Sporting Clay Tournament to Benefit Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center The Neighbors Capital Area Foundation an initiative by Neighbors Federal Credit Union will be hosting The Third Annual Clays for Kids Sporting Clays Tournament will be held Friday, April 22,...

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Have You Met Toni?

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: February 22, 2016

Toni Bankston, LCSW, BACS is a  familiar face here at The Children's Advocacy Center. Toni has transitioned into the role of Executive Director on January 1, 2016 after serving as the CAC's Clinical Director for three years! Her 27+ years...

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