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Children Who Witness Abuse

Why Childhood Anxiety Often Goes Undetected (and the Consequences)

Kids often keep their worries hidden, or express them in ways that are hard to read Roy Boorady, MD It is a natural thing to have anxiety. It is normal for very young children to be afraid of the dark, or for school-age children to worry about making friends. But sometimes normal chil
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Online course aims to help educators increase mental health literacy

Developed with TeenMentalHealth.Org, Teach Mental Health is a free course offered through the University of British Columbia Aug 23, 2018 12:05 PM by: Meghan Groff  Around 70 per cent of mental illnesses start before the age of 25, yet a survey in 2014 found teacher education programs
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Trauma-informed Schools are Helping At-risk Students Thrive

Trauma-informed Schools are Helping At-risk Students Thrive Learn4Life School Model Responds to the Epidemic of Kids in a State of Trauma News provided by Learn4Life Aug 16, 2018, 08:27 ET Share this article LANCASTER, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marcus, 16, was being a
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Digital crisis line sees spike in chats

The Greater Victoria-based digital crisis line, called the youth space program and put on by Need2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support, operates from 6 p.m. to midnight PST all year, supporting youth from across Canada who are under the age of 30. (iStock file photo) Greater Vict
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Child and Youth Legal Centre

The Society for Children and Youth of BC has launched their new Child and Youth Legal Centre.  May be of interest to you all.  Here is their link http://www.scyofbc.org/child-youth-legal-centre/
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Sibling Violence

SIBLING VIOLENCE IS A COMMON FORM OF FAMILY VIOLENCE, YET IT IS OFTEN OVERLOOKED.1 Sibling violence is the physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse of one sibling by another.2 It is not the everyday squabbles, rivalry, or physical playing between siblings. Sibling violence often invol
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20 Ways Youth Can Prevent Violence Against Girls & Women

1. Use Social Media-Social media has an empowering effect send articles, with the click of a button, you can spread the word. Youth do not need the mainstream media to voice their views! 2. Report– Report photos that exploit girls and young women when you see them on social media site
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17 Beautiful Indigenous Comic Books and Video Games For Kids

  By Selena Mills, They Roar Jan 9, 2018 If you know where to look, there has been a noticeable reclamation for Indigenous storytellers. Notably, it’s visible through technology and modern forms of online gaming, comic books, animation and transmedia. And while content for
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