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A Strong Finish to Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Mary Elizabeth Huggins Child Abuse Prevention Month ended on a strong note in Louisiana. On April 30, the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice partnered with Child Advocacy Services to train 12 supervisors to become authorized facilitators of Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children program. These new facilitators are just the beginning — the Office …

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Inspector: No sign of investigation in 1,111 New Orleans sex crime-related calls

Excerpt from The report is full of harrowing details alleging that five New Orleans Police Department detectives in the special victims unit may have failed to investigate sex crimes over a three-year period. But one case stands out. According to the seven-page document released Wednesday by the city’s Office of Inspector General, a 2-year-old …

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Tulane University’s Sigma Delta Tau Sorority Doing Their Part to End CSA!

On January 9th – philanthropy day, Tulane University’s Sigma Delta Tau Sorority members became Darkness to Light Stewards of Children!  The New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center trained 111 active members of their chapter!  They have committed all new members to be trained and in February hope to become a Partner in Prevention! One step closer …

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Of the 247 children counseled at Hope House last year, only five of them did not know their abuser.

Jesse Hartley, executive director of The Children’s Advocacy Center/Hope House in Covington, speaks to Bogalusa Rotary Club members on Tuesday. The CAC also has a satellite office in Bogalusa. DAILY NEWS PHOTO/Jan Gibson Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012 9:56 pm By Jan Gibson The Daily News Recognizing and preventing child sexual abuse was the topic …

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NOCAC receives $4,700 Wal-Mart grant to train employees in CSA prevention

Pictured right Derrick Edwards, manager of the New Orleans Tchopitoulous Wal-Mart  presenting the New Orleans Childrens Advocacy Center (NOCAC)  a check for  $4,700 as part of a Wal-Mart Associates Choice foundation grant to The Childrens Advocacy Centers of Louisiana.   All 480 employees at the Tchopitoulous Wal-Mart will be trained in Stewards of Children.  Way to …

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