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Child Abuse Prevention Month – Charleston, SC Activities

Beginning this weekend, residents of Charleston and the surrounding areas have two unique opportunities to participate in National Child Abuse Prevention Month. On April 13, 27, and May 11, Darkness to Light and The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center will be offering free community trainings. Participants will learn about types of child abuse, what trauma is and how it affects children, and how to prevent, treat, and report incidents. Please see the attached flyer for details.         April 13 also kicks off …

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Candlelight Vigil on March 28th in Charleston, South Carolina

Would you believe a child is abused in South Carolina every 49 minutes?  Or that 46% of children who die as a result  of abuse or neglect are under the age of 1 year?  Please join us for a Candlelight Vigil hosted by the South Carolina Blue Ribbon Council on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 6:15 p.m. on the front steps of the Custom House. 200 East Bay Street Charleston, SC.    This event is to kick off the upcoming National Child Abuse Awareness Month and to honor the victims of child …

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Sex-abuse victims urged to seek help

Sex-abuse victims urged to seek help By Glenn Smith With the sexual molestation case against coach Louis “Skip” ReVille likely to grow, a local youth treatment center wants parents to know that help is available and hope is not lost. The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center in Charleston has reached out to the many places where ReVille worked and volunteered over the past decade, offering advice and assistance in treating potential victims. The agency offers medical exams, counseling and other help free of charge, said …

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