When you see the headlines about a child being sexually abused by an adult you often feel instant anger. Often times you may ask yourself, “How could someone do that to a child?” The statistics are very alarming showing that 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys are victims of child sexual abuse.
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Supervised Visitation Centers exist to provide a safe haven for children during parental visitation and custody exchanges. Learn how your visit will be handled with Kids Konnection.
Domestic violence does not stay home when the victim leaves for the day. It can follow them to the grocery store, school, children’s activities and most often work. Domestic violence is very dangerous and can escalate so quickly.
Child Advocacy Centers (CAC), to help give a voice to the voiceless. A CAC is just what the name implies, an advocacy center for children. Typically, the staff consists of a child advocate, who will advocate for the child before, during, and after any court proceedings and a forensic interviewer who interviews the child, or children, to learn exactly what the circumstances were surrounding the abuse and the details about the event or events.
Annually, Safe Harbor services are reaching more and more people in the seven counties we serve. The numbers of services we have provided to clients has increased drastically over the past year.
Here are five steps you can take to prepare your child for their visitation at Kids Konnection.