Education

Talking to Children About Traumatic Events

Trauma Causes Stress Natural disasters, man-made crises such as car or plane accidents, or violent episodes like shootings or bombings happen all too often these days. Traumatic events can have profound effects not only on those who have been directly involved and influenced but also on people close to those people and to witnesses. Effects …

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Licensing Partners

Glasgow Police Department in Glasgow, Montana   The Children’s Listening Place in Parkersburg, West Virginia   The William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center in Claremore, Oklahoma   Bridge of Hope Child Advocacy Center in west-central Nebraska  

What Happens When I Make a Report?

After making a report through the Child Abuse Hotline the following steps will be taken: A Department of Human Services (DHS) supervisor screens the report of child abuse to determine whether the allegation meets the statutory definition of abuse and neglect and whether the report falls within DHS responsibility. DHS is mandated to investigate substantiated …

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Child abuse expert, Stacy McNeiland, responds to neglect case in Lincoln County

Homeschool group pushes for stronger laws after child abuse case The bystander who reported suspected child abuse and neglect to DHS truly saved this boy’s life. The CARE Center offers a FREE training for adults called Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect that teaches anyone who works with children the signs, symptoms, and risk factors …

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