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Understanding the connection between ACEs and suicide can help you see the warning signs and may ultimately save someone’s life.
The online predator’s target is a vulnerable child. Protecting children from online predators is the responsibility of all of us.
A victory shows why family courts usually fail abuse victims. The ACE research helps courts understand the harm from DV and child abuse.
Judges, lawyers, and evaluators often minimize domestic violence (DV) by referring to the dispute as “he-said-she-said.” They’re wrong.
Family Court Judge trained in ACE Study Research makes contested custody decision saving a child from an abusive father.
Review showing that higher Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) scores are associated with a greater risk of juvenile justice system contact.
Are there early warning signs of domestic violence? What early signs tell the difference between charisma and real character?
Take the ACE Test, benefit from getting your ACE Score and start personal discovery, and better mental, and physical health.
Naysayers fail to understand how requiring the health and safety of children as first priority fundamentally changes the courts’ response.
Family Courts favor abusers and harm children. Custody courts are mishandling 95% of abuse cases causing suffering and death.
Do you know how to protect your children from sex offenders? Cory Jewell Jensen talks about her work with sex offenders and what she knows
No relationship is perfect, be it familial, a friendship, romantic relationship, or a marriage, yet any of these can be a toxic relationship
The US has the largest prison population in the world and highest per-capita incarceration rate but how are we treating the high rate of ACEs in prison?
Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business creates campaign that promotes help for New York moms through Maternal Home Visiting Services #NYCares4Moms
Countless children are enduring hell at home with their abusers. Those who work with children will need to watch for signs of abuse when the kids return.
Harvey Weinstein didn’t pin down all his victims, in fact, some of them willingly got in their car and went to meet him. Louise Godbold explains coercion.
COVID-19 quarantined at home with kids? Exhausted, overwhelmed, anxious? Make a plan before emotions flare. Find creative outlets for that extra energy.
More than 700 dead children show how America’s custody courts are failing children. Leading custody expert Barry Goldstein’s article shows why.
The holidays are a time of joy and magic for children. Learn how to protect your kids over the holidays, and keep the magic in their lives.
Happy Halloween! Make sure you protect your children while they enjoy fall festivals, pumpkin patches, and trick-or-treating this Halloween.
Kayden’s father killed her to hurt her mother. He said so in a note. A judge gave him enough access to murder her. Kayden’s Law will change that.
Why is New York City seeking a domestic violence response that ignores significant research in favor of a response supporting abusers?
If you are offended by criticism of people who minimize gendered crimes like domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, you’ll not appreciate this article!
The last time I spanked my child was the first time I did.She was not quite 3 years old. I will never forget how her eyes and her tears made me feel.
We know what we think of abusive Dads; but what do they think? How do physically abusive men percieve themselves as dads? And why?
Sexism and racism is often subtle behavior, offensive words rather than physical assaults. Until we stop these behaviours we can’t stop mass killings.
Do you ever think one of your children could be a bully? It is a hard question to answer, but children who bully belong to someone.
Lydia Cuomo was brutally raped by an off duty NY policeman who was then found not guilty of rape. The Rape is Rape bill will make every rape a rape.
A judge refused a protective order for Zoey Pereira aged 3. Her father burnt her alive. Ten years, and over 650 children murdered in Custody Court Crisis.
Why are judges unaware of the Custody Court Crisis when so many precious children are being harmed and even murdered. Are judges not listening?
What have you got to lose? April 30th is the NO SPANK CHALLENGE – one day to take a break from spanking our children. One day! That’s it.
How can you or I prevent abuse in April? How can we make a difference? We could start with just one small thing each day.
I was supposed to testify as an expert witness to save a child from “The Penis Game” and a mother from a long prison term for trying to protect him.
How do you spot a sex offender? Sex offenders cannot be profiled. There is no specific race, gender, sexual orientation, or education level that defines us.
New York’s Maternal Home Visiting Programs protect children from Adverse Childhood Experiences like abuse and neglect. Why do we invest so little in them?
Why are custody courts such a mess? What constitutional issues do they raise? Who’s to blame when courts fails to protect the best interests of children?
Many survivors open up about their abuse only to find that family reactions are just as painful, if not more so, than the original trauma.
If we’re not supposed to yell, and spanking is no longer an acceptable discipline method, then what are we supposed to do?
The Southern Baptist Church is no exception to being vulnerable to sex-offenders. They are not properly protecting the safety of a child.
Mothers are sounding alarm about NY domestic violence laws. Far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences.
The Safe Child Act HB 3121 will protect children in Texas through prioritising the health and safety of children in Texas’ custody courts.
Kathy Picard was pleased when her step father started showing her some special attention; until that attention became twisted and threatening.
Custody Court Crisis: Texas to put children’s safety and health first. Texas becomes the fifth state to introduce the Safe Child Act into legislation.
New York’s Child Victims Act allows previously lapsed claims to be filed in court, the next issue for victims and survivors is how to access justice.
Do you know ‘The Hate U Give’? It has an important message in the acronym “THUG LIFE.” The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone.
Child abuse continues to increase. There are ways to prevent them from doing so. Decreasing child abuse would make the world safer
Mikayla is a girl who will be five-years-old forever because the court in Minnesota failed to protect her. Help her mother tell her story at the BMCC.
The court’s first duty should be a child’s health and safety but they routinely create shared parenting arrangements that put children in danger.
Evidence provided by Barry Goldstein to the CT hearing. Parental Alienation Syndrome is a debunked theory at the center of the Custody Court Crisis.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Why aren’t we preventing it?
Survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and other traumas are rightly proud of overcoming the horrendous mistreatment they have suffered. At the same time, victims of abuse want understanding and support for the enormous harm they have suffered. Survivors are...
For children involved in contested custody cases the answer is a lot more than you think. Both stories involve domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Scotland’s Domestic Abuse bill creates an offence of “abusive behaviour. Includes psychological abuse such as coercive control.
There is no time for sexual abuse but there is always a time and place for discussion about child sex abuse prevention with your children.
If you’ve seen the Gillette commercial addressing toxic masculinity [below], chances are you have an opinion about it. The ad takes a new spin on the decades-old Gillette slogan, asking “Is this the best a man can get?” while showing news clips and dramatizations of...
Understanding the steps of sexual grooming can help parents protect their children. Child molesters use grooming in preparation for committing sexual abuse.
Spanking has been a controversial topic in the realm of parenting for some time. Is physical punishment ever justified? What are appropriate measures when it comes to discipline? Reflecting on the foundation and purpose of parental authority as well as on virtues...
“Americans are dying younger, as drug overdoses and suicide kill an increasing number of people, according to a grim new set of government statistics” The GuardianLife expectancy declined in 2017, falling to 78.6 years, according to the new report from the Centers for...
Health insurance companies can save hundreds of millions of dollars by preventing domestic abuse instead of denying patient services.
Researchers followed a group of kids from childhood into adulthood to track the link between trauma in early life and adult mental health. When public health officials get wind of an outbreak of Hepatitis A or influenza, they spring into action with public awareness...
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