You are here
When CDC data shows that one in three teens in the U.S. has been the victim of physical, sexual, verbal and/or emotional abuse by a dating partner, it’s even more crucial that caring adults know how to help.
The passage of welfare reform in the late 1990s was the final stage in a cultural shift away from expecting mothers to put childrearing first to putting work first. Most able-bodied adults are expected to work, but public and business policy have not made it easy for mothers—and fathers—to also...
This blog highlights the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, a youth advocacy mentorship program dedicated to helping youth ages 8 to 18 who have experienced domestic violence, teen dating violence, and co-occuring bullying.
April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This blog post highlights the Children’s Bureau and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Preventions’ efforts to protect children and strengthen families.
February was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Teen dating violence is defined as abuse (physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional) within a dating relationship. This blog post highlights ongoing ACF prevention and intervention efforts aimed at promoting healthy relationships and...
Working parents are generally “over” it: overwhelmed, overburdened and overtired. When it comes to their careers, they have all the same pressures and obligations as professionals without children. They've also got just as many things to juggle personally, from figuring out when to schedule...
This blog post provides 5 signs of healthy teen relationships and provides ways to get involved and start the conversation in your community.
Here is a back-to-school “shopping list” for working with the teens in your life on healthy relationships, something they can use in addition to that spiral-bound notebook. (Author abstract)