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Signs Of Child Abuse

If child abusers looked more like the cartoon bad guys, it would be a lot easier to identify them and protect children. But, child abuse offenders come from all ranks, races, religions and income levels. As hard as it can be to imagine, an abuser can be your neighbor, co-worker or even friend. The Department of Defense and the Family Advocacy Program are committed to addressing, preventing and ending child abuse. Do your part in […]

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How To Report Child Abuse As A Member Of The Military

Everyone has a role to play in creating safe and healthy communities. This is particularly true when it comes to the health and safety of children. It is estimated that more than 3 million children per year are victims of abuse, much of which goes unreported. Though it may be uncomfortable, Department of Defense policy, as well as many state and federal laws, require that community members file reports of suspected abuse. Making a call […]

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Attempting a New Mindset

Saying “I don’t know” has a way of permitting me to stop trying to move that mountain and stick to the idea of moving one rock at a time. I consider a new year as a sort of invitation to do better. After hearing some New Year’s resolutions, I thought it would only be fitting for me to sit and think about what goals to shoot for this year. It would be great to try […]

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Military & Veteran Caregivers

Source: Easterseals Caregiving is in Easterseals’ DNA — it’s at the heart of everything we do. This is especially true in our services and supports for military veterans and their families. We strive to ensure military caregivers can access what they need to take on the enormous responsibility of caregiving—often, while still needing to work, navigate family life and take care of themselves. We embrace and support military caregivers, particularly as they transition into this […]