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The Misconception of Sexual Assault

The Misconception of Sexual Assault

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The Misconception of Sexual Assault By Gina Karst, Executive Director Sexual assault is stereotypically thought and depicted in the media to happen in dark alleys to a young adult because of the type of clothing that were worn or that the person was intoxicated. It does not always occur to those less financially stable because […]

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

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Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Debbie Menzel, Safe Harbor Kids Konnection Coordinator What is Child Abuse and how is Neglect Defined? There are four major types of child maltreatment:  neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse and emotional abuse. The neglect of children is failure to provide for a child’s basic needs.  Neglect may be physically not […]

What You See ~ What You Don’t See

What You See ~ What You Don’t See

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Domestic Abuse happens everyday and everywhere, it does not discriminate. Do we see the behavior as domestic abuse or do we choose to see the behavior as normal, everyday behavior. Domestic Abuse has many different forms and what looks normal may not be.

The Gift of Giving

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We wanted to share a thank you we received in the mail today of someone that we were able to assist this holiday season. It just shows that your donations make a huge difference in someone’s life. I want to thank all who organize the program for people through the holidays. My children thank you all for […]

Safe Harbor receives a $20,000 grant from Mary Kay Foundation

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Safe Harbor is excited to announce that we were a recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Mary Kay Foundation. We are beyond grateful to have received this grant!!! Please go to Mary Kay Foundation and like their page! Heidi Crawford is an independent consultant for Mary Kay presenting Gina Karst with the check.   […]

Beyond the Victim

Beyond the Victim

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This annual conference will feature a discussion on issues related to domestic violence, human trafficking, child sexual abuse, sexual assault, and offender accountability.

Dangers of Social Media

Dangers of Social Media

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We’ve put together a list of some of the most common social media platforms and ways that your son or daughter can put themselves at risk with the content they share. Take a look and be sure you’re having conversations with your children about the dos and don’ts of social media.

Child Sexual Abuse: What can we be doing?

Child Sexual Abuse: What can we be doing?

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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.

Understanding Supervised Visits with Kids Konnection

Understanding Supervised Visits with Kids Konnection

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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.

Spillover of Domestic Violence

Spillover of Domestic Violence

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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.