Each Tuesday, we showcase articles and resources that focus on the topic of child abuse and different ways that we as parents, caregivers, and community members can better protect children. These are also great tools to use when talking to children about safety.
Check in each week to see the latest #CACTuesdayTalks topic!
HuffPost published an article on 5 Tips to Keep Children Safe from Predators and it has our full support. Although there are many safety tips out there for parents and caregivers, these can be some of the most important things to know. Tips like having...read more
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with...read more
The Trauma Informed Teacher - The Silent Front Line by Ransom for Israel is featured as a CAC Tuesday Talk topic. As teachers and students are preparing to head back into the classrooms, it's important to know that more than 50% of all students have at...read more
This one goes out to all the heroes - the kids and the grownups who are doing extraordinary things to make the world more awesome. Who is your hero? Share this video with them. Latest Articlesread more
It’s never too early to start talking to your children about body boundaries. This CAC Tuesday Talk features an article by Fractus Learning which provides 5 tips in setting effective body boundaries for our children. After all, planting seeds of safe...read more
In this Tuesday Talk, CAC Education Specialist, Melanie Halbrook, offers some helpful tips on how to report suspected child abuse to the Arkansas Child Abuse Hotline: 1-844-SAVE-A-CHILD. Latest Articlesread more
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The Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County is a safe place for child abuse victims and their families to receive comprehensive services from dedicated professional interviewers, nurses, counselors and advocates in a child-friendly atmosphere...read more
Whether it’s as simple as homework stress or, heaven forbid, something more serious – like abuse – your child’s words or actions may be trying to say, “I’m anxious”. Check out this in-depth article by Hey Sigmund on signs and symptoms of your child...read more
Our Overall Goal
We strive to increase the ability of child abuse victims and their non-offending family members to lead lives free of abuse and the trauma they have experienced.
In A Perfect World No Child would be Abused!