Posted by: cacjc / Dec 13, 2016 / Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, Art Journeys, Do One Thing, Healing from painful things, You Matter
By Betsy Lewis, Social Media Contractor with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County My family had significant challenges when I was growing up. I was the oldest of 4 kids and, when I was 12, we lost our mother. My father was completely overwhelmed with the job of taking care of us, especially
Posted by: cacjc / Jun 2, 2016 / Tags: CAC Development Director, Michelle Wilson
By Tammi Pitzen, Executive Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County As I sit behind my computer staring at a blank screen I am very humbled and possibly somewhat overwhelmed. Today I am writing about changes at the Children’s Advocacy Center. Changes that bring on both feelings of happiness and deep sadness.
Posted by: The Children's Advocacy Center of Jackson County / May 11, 2015 / Tags: alone, Big Brother/Big Sister, Boys Don't Tell: Ending the Silence of Abuse, boysdonttell.com, broken souls, control, nightmares, not good enough, Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force, peer support group, secrets, sexual abuse of boys, sexual assault activist, sexual assault advocate, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, shame, strength, stuttering, suicide, Survivors, Ted Presentation, trauma
By Randy Ellison, Speaker, writer and author of the book Boys Don’t Tell: Ending the Silence of Abuse As I hear the many inspiring stories of healing that are told during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), I’m reminded of an amazing experience I had a few years ago. I was invited to give a presentation
Posted by: The Children's Advocacy Center of Jackson County / Mar 4, 2014 / Tags: circle experience, Rose Circle, Rose Circle Mentoring Network
This is a guest post by Ellen Craine, Executive Director of the Rose Circle Mentoring Network. The Rose Circle Mentoring Network is excited to offer a weekly mentor circle to 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls at the Children’s Advocacy Center. The Rose Circle has been providing circle mentoring to Rogue Valley youth since 2006.