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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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Informational Links

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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2017 Annual Report

CATEGORY: Annual Report | DATE: January 10, 2018

2017 Annual Report Read the Full Report Here The Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center and its mission continues to grow and thrive in unprecedented ways. In 2017, families found sanctuary in our “yellow house,” as the children often refer to...

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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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Mindful Psychiatry

CATEGORY: News Updates | DATE: April 7, 2016

Didn't have a chance to catch our Executive Director, Toni live on air? Well visit the link below & listen in as she discusses child trauma & our role here at The CAC! WHOLE BODY MENTAL HEALTH RADIO: Aired: Monday,...

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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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