Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

Mary Beattie Protect Our Children Project Coordinator

Join the MOVEMENT to Protect Our Children

  By Mary Beattie, Project Coordinator for The Ford Family Foundation’s Protect Our Children Project For over 15 years I’ve contributed what I could as a volunteer, board member, employee, student, community member, and parent to help address the issue of child abuse in my community. Now, as the contracted project coordinator for The Ford

Childhood trauma’s link to adult health & premature death

  This is a post by Betsy Lewis, a Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Consultant working at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County   I make posts on Facebook for the Children’s Advocacy Center, so I read and think about child abuse almost every day. Not easy reading, but it’s minor, considering that there are

Hope for eliminating child abuse in this country

This is a guest post by David Hoppe, Deputy District Attorney I was asked to write a blog about hope. Hope in dealing with child abuse. A pretty tough topic. A couple of decades ago a doctor was conducting an obesity program with a high dropout rate. Surprisingly many of the people who dropped out