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Child Abuse Prevention Steps

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From the Washtenaw Child Advocacy Center
Child sexual abuse affects both boys and girls of all ages, in all kinds of neighborhoods and communities. The majority of perpetrators of child sexual abuse are people that the child, their family, and their communities know and trust. In fact, 90% of abused children know their abuser. Perpetrators of child sexual abuse do not always use physical force and often use games, lies, and/or threats to engage children and keep them from disclosing the abuse to helpful adults.
When we’re talking about preventing child sexual abuse, it is important to keep the focus on adult responsibility, while teaching children skills to help them protect themselves.

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We all have roles to play in child abuse awareness, prevention

As you are getting ready to begin your day, pick out something blue to wear. Not to support your favorite University of Kentucky Wildcats team, but to show your commitment to giving all of Kentucky’s children the opportunity for a great childhood.

Today is “Wear Blue Day,” one of the many designated days throughout April that encourages action to support Child Abuse Prevention Month. The overall goals during April are to raise awareness and the understanding of child abuse, and find ways in our local communities to strengthen and support families while educating children on their right to be safe.

The number of Kentucky children who died from abuse, as well as overall cases of abuse, continues to be on the rise.

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Hennepin County, nonprofit team up for fifth year of child abuse prevention campaign

Hundreds of blue signs raising awareness about child abuse will be placed this month around the metro area, marking the fifth year of the annual Blue Kids Campaign.

Hundreds of blue signs raising awareness about child abuse will be placed this month around the metro area, marking the fifth year of the annual Blue Kids Campaign.

Hennepin County and CornerHouse, a Minneapolis nonprofit that helps families and adults dealing with abuse, launched the campaign Wednesday by planting 100 signs at the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis. The signs represent the thousands of kids abused in Minnesota each year. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Fraud Prevention Month: Police provide tips to avoid being scammed

March is Fraud Prevention Month, and also, the beginning of tax season. Waterloo Regional Police’s fraud branch says the majority of fraud reports they’re receiving lately, are from residents claiming they’ve been contacted by the Canada Revenue Agency, and asked to pay a fine. “Never give out personal information about yourself, your bank, your credit history, your birth date, your social insurance number, so private information should never be released,” says Staff Sergeant Alison Bevington. The Canada Revenue Agency and other businesses will not ask for detailed personal information over the phone or e-mail. Read More….

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Harlem Globetrotter talks to students about bullying prevention

Harlem Globetrotter Julian “Zeus” McClurkin spoke with over 300 students at a filled gym at Dallas Elementary School on Monday afternoon about the ABCs of bullying prevention.

McClurkin visited as part of a Magic 93 contest that second grade teacher Kimberly Smith entered. The presentation was on a theme that they talk about a lot at school, Smith said.

The ABCs of bullying prevention — or Action, Bravery and Compassion — were the topic of a discussion that included a few basketball tricks and a lot of laughter. McClurkin engaged the kids with questions, stories and tricks.

“A” means action, or going to tell a teacher, McClurkin said.

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Loss Prevention Analyst

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Loss Prevention Analyst

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Few States Meeting Guidelines for H.S. Football Concussion Prevention – Schooled in Sports – Education Week

Only 12 of 50 states are meeting three or more of the five high school football concussion-prevention recommendations from the National Federation of State High School Associations.

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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

One in five high school students has been bullied at school in the past year. This month is dedicated to teens and adults coming together to stop bullying. Every teen can do something to help. Encourage respect for others, don’t give bullies an audience, and don’t ignore or shun those who are bullied. Wednesday, October 19, is “Unity Day,” where teens are encouraged to wear orange to show solidarity in uniting “for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.”

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Dealing With Fraud Prevention In The Travel Industry

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A card not present transaction also known as MO/TO (Mail Order/Telephone Order) is a payment card transaction made where the cardholder does not or cannot physically present the card to a merchant for order verification such as for transactions by

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Milwaukee To Release Teen Pregnancy Statistics, At Time When Prevention Funding Is In Jeopardy

Milwaukee is expected to release its most recent figures for teen pregnancy soon, at a time when some lawmakers want to cut funding for federal pregnancy prevention programs.

Milwaukee once had the second-highest teen pregnancy rate in the nation. The most recent numbers indicate that it’s now half what it was in 2006.

“We have unprecedented low rates of teen parenting and pregnancy and we know that’s a good thing,” said Nicole Angresano, the vice president of community impact for United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County.

The United Way chapter is one of a number of organizations in the area that rely on both private and public funding to operate.

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