New Resource Guide for Child Sexual Abuse/Exploitation Prevention

Originally published on ACEs Connection on August 1, 2017 By Jennifer Hossler. I wanted to share this fantastic new resource guide developed by one of the work groups from the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. This guide provides background on best practice, principles of prevention, identifying resources for the …

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Do You Know How Courageous You Are?!

Originally published on ACEs Connection on , 2017 By Svava Brooks. Abuse and trauma survivors are incredibly strong people. We know our strength is what helped us survive, and it’s what keeps us going now. Yet we know something is missing. This missing link is courage. We know we’re strong. …

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What Does a Children’s Advocacy Center Do?

Originally published on ACEs Connection on April 10, 2017 By SVAVA BROOKS. As you know, April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. On April 6, I was a keynote speaker at a fundraiser for a Children’s Advocacy Center in Oregon. This was the second time I‘d been asked to speak …

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Sylvia Goalen’s Story

I’m writing to share the importance of protecting children. I told my story in Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children(R) training so that I could help educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. I want people everywhere to know that no child has …

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