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The Advocate’s Pam Bordelon releases article on the need for CAC funding and education in CACs

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: April 25, 2019

Children's Advocacy Center on front lines in battle against child abuse The news coming out of a recent meeting at the State Capitol on the welfare of the state’s children isn’t good, but it is appropriate the meeting took place...

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Kappa Delta opens up Child Abuse Prevention Month with Ribbon Cutting

CATEGORY: Events | DATE: April 1, 2019

On April 1st, we kicked off Child Abuse Prevention Month with a ribbon cutting ceremony with our amazing Kappa Delta's at LSU. Thank you so much to our media partners for showing up and taking the time to support this...

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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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2018 BRCAC Annual Report

CATEGORY: Annual Report | DATE: January 10, 2019

View the Annual Report from 2018. Hello again to our beloved Baton Rouge community and friends and stakeholders of Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center! In my last report I highlighted the growing demand for services for traumatized children and our...

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Singer David St. Romain is using his voice against childhood abuse, neglect

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: November 13, 2018

THE ADVOCATE Singer David St. Romain has found a new way to use his voice. You'll still catch the well-known entertainer on local stages from time to time, but these days, St. Romain is more likely to be found in...

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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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