Children Who Witness Abuse

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
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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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Coffee Break

Top Ten Plays for Teaching Kids and Teens that Violence Never Equals Strength

1. TALK OPENLY Encourage open, honest, and thoughtful reflection about relationships. Allow kids—especially boys—to express their ideas and expectations for the relationships in their life. Be careful not to dismiss their ideas as “wrong” or “childish.” Rather,
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BC’s Children Who Witness Abuse Programs not able to meet demand

News BC Society of Transition Houses May 1, 2017 For Immediate Release: Vancouver, BC 1st May, 2017 Only 36% percent of children and youth from BC who attempted to get help from Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA) programs for their exposure to violence against women were able to be off
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The “Missing” First Year

Here’s how everyday parenting choices can add up to big differences in development over the early years of a child’s life. Read more about: Social and Emotional Development Positive Parenting Approaches National Parent Survey Ages and Stages Back to top Explore more from T
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18 Ways to Support Children Who Witness Domestic Violence – Domestic Shelters

Exposure to trauma can lead to long-term effects in children. But there are ways to help children heal Each year, an estimated 3.3 million children in the U.S. witness violence by a family member against their mother or female caretaker. Exposure to that kind of trauma can harm childr
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