Articles with keyword "Child Abuse"

April 10 Event on Reform of Child Sex Abuse Codes

Posted on: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Keywords: webinar, child abuse

MS. FOUNDATION AND DOWNSTATE CRIME VICTIMS COALITON PRESENT APRIL 10 EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR ON NEED TO REFORM NY’S ANTIQUATED CHILD SEX ABUSE STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS Female survivors are focus of on-line event featuring...

Child Advocacy Centers Featured in April 3 Episode of "Law & Order: SVU"

Posted on: Monday, April 8, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center, Law & Order, SVU

Safe Horizon's Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) make a tremendous difference in the lives of child victims of abuse, by providing hope, help, healing and justice thanks to the unique partnerships formed with law enforcement agents, district attorney's offices, child protective...

Former Miss New York Mallory Hagan Has Been Crowned Miss America 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Mallory Hagan, Miss America, Miss New York, Child Abuse

Former Miss New York Mallory Hagan has been crowned Miss America 2013. Since beginning her reign as Miss New York in June 2012, Mallory has been focusing her efforts on Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention and has spent time...

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang Blogs For NOMORE.org About Child Abuse

Posted on: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Keywords: Ariel Zwang, NO MORE, Safe Horizon, Child abuse, Child Advocacy Centers

Say NO MORE: The Reality of Child AbuseOne in four girls and one in six boys are abused, usually at the hands of someone they know.As the nation’s largest victims’ services agency, working with hundreds of thousands of survivors of...

EFE highlights CFTSI and the Yale Child Study Center-Safe Horizon Partnership

Posted on: Monday, April 16, 2012

Keywords: CFTSI, Spanish, Safe Horizon, Child Abuse, New York, Yale, Child Advocacy Centers

Nuevo tratamiento reduce los síntomas de trauma en las víctimas de abuso infantile Ruth Hernandez EFE Un nuevo tratamiento para víctimas de abuso infantil, puesto en marcha en los centros de la organización Safe...

New York Times features Safe Horizon-Yale Child Study Center Partnership on The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention

Posted on: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Centers, New York Times, Child Abuse, Yale, Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, Forum

Jane Brody from The New York Times focuses on the Safe Horizon-Yale Child Study Center partnership and the unveiling of The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, pioneered at Safe Horizon's four nationally accredited Child Advocacy Centers, which is a...

Safe Horizon and Yale Child Study Center Host Child Abuse Treatment Forum

Posted on: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Keywords: child abuse, Safe Horizon, Yale University, Yale Childhood Violent Trauma Center, child abuse treatment, helping child abuse victims, child family traumatic stress intervention

On April 3 Safe Horizon and the Yale Childhood Violent Trauma Center hosted their "Hope and Healing for Child Abuse Victims: The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention" forum, showcasing the results of a four-year pilot program to treat children who...

Brooklyn College Student Creates 1,000 Origami Cranes for Child Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Posted on: Monday, March 26, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Centers, Cranes, New York Daily News, Child Abuse, Damien Bielak, Child Victims, Domestic Violence

Brooklyn collegian creates ancient Japanese emblems of  luck for child victims of domestic violence: Damien Bielak presents 1,000 tiny multi-colored origami cranes to Harlem's Safe Horizon Child Advocacy Center Clem RichardsonNew York Daily NewsDamien Bielak’s cranes are tiny, a bit...

WNBC New York Interviews Safe Horizonís Liz Roberts On Ways to Discuss and Recognize Sexual Abuse with Children

Posted on: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, child abuse, Brooklyn, New York, schools, teacher's aide, child sexual abuse, Liz Roberts, WNBC New York, recognizing child abuse

WNBC New York's Ida Siegal featured Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts in an interview on Tuesday, February 7, in response to story involving a school aide accused of sexual abusing and videotaping kids in a Brooklyn public school....

Safe Horizonís Child Advocacy Centers Receive National Accreditation from National Childrenís Alliance

Posted on: Friday, February 3, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Center, child abuse, accreditation, child abuse organization, National Children's Alliance, Teresa Huizar, child abuse support

Safe Horizon’s Child Advocacy Centers in Manhattan and Staten Island are featured in a New York Nonprofit Press article as the recipients of national accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. Safe Horizon’s...

Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts Discusses New York's Child Sex Abuse Statute of Limitations Law

Posted on: Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, child abuse, child sex abuse, Liz Roberts, New York Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, statute of limitations, sex abuse statutes, New York State statutes

Scandals renew NY push to protect sex victimsMichael VirtanenAssociated Press With child sex-abuse scandals rocking college sports programs, state lawmakers plan to revisit lifting time limits on victim lawsuits, an issue pitting the Catholic Church and other institutions against advocates...

In Wake of Penn State Scandal, Safe Horizon Recognized as Resource for Victims of Child Abuse

Posted on: Thursday, December 1, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, child abuse, child sexual abuse, Penn State, Penn State scandal, Chief Program officer, Liz Roberts Safe Horizon, CBS Early Show, Child Advocacy Center

CBS Early Show anchor Michelle Miller interviewed Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts for a segment on the CBS Early Show on December 1st about the details surrounding the Penn State child sex abuse scandal as continuing news about Jerry Sandusky,...

CEO Ariel Zwang Discusses Issues Around Sexual Abuse on ABC Nightline

Posted on: Monday, November 14, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, sex abuse, child abuse, child sex abuse, Penn State

On Friday, November 11, ABC Nightline featured the subject of sexual abuse and issues surrounding the recent controversy at Penn State. Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang was interviewed to highlight common issues involving victims and the authority figures who abuse...

Safe Horizon's Michele Vigeant on Community Responsibility to Protect Children from Abuse

Posted on: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Keywords: child sexual abuse, child abuse, Safe Horizon, Michele Vigeant, Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, nonprofit, child sex abuse scandal

Joe Paterno, Penn State 'paying price' for alleged Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandalWednesday, November 09, 2011By Ernie Palladino Dennis Barrett has been friends with besieged Penn State University coach Joe Paterno since he worked at the Nittany Lions' summer camps...

Safe Horizon Interviewed by WCBS 880 About Child Sexual Abuse and Warning Signs

Posted on: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Michele Vigeant, Penn State, criminal justice, child abuse, child sex abuse, Jerry Sandusky, WCBS Radio, warning signs

In light of the Penn State controversy, Safe Horizon’s VP of Community and Criminal Justice Programs Michele Vigeant spoke to WCBS 880 Radio about the “culture of silence” around sex abuse in our communities. To listen to the broadcast, click...

Child Advocacy Centers Featured in October 5th Episode of "Law & Order: SVU"

Posted on: Monday, October 3, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Center, Law & Order: SVU, Special Victims Unit, child abuse, child sexual abuse, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Safe Horizon's Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) make a tremendous difference in the lives of child victims of abuse, by providing hope, help, healing, and justice thanks to the unique partnerships formed with law enforcement agents, district attorney's offices, child protective...

NYC Council Restores Over $7m in Homeless Youth Program Funding

Posted on: Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, New York City, New York City Council, homeless youth, funding homeless youth programs, Streetwork, Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence legal help, child abuse, Child Advocacy Center

On June 28th, the New York City Council voted to restore funding for homeless and runaway youth programs, as well as funding for services that help victims of domestic violence and child abuse. The Council helped retain nearly $7.2 million...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Launches Child Abuse Awareness Campaign

Posted on: Thursday, July 22, 2010

Keywords: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, child abuse awareness, child abuse, Safe Horizon, New York City child abuse, Administration for Children's Services

Mayor Bloomberg holds press conference at the Queens Child Advocacy Center to launch "Be Careful About Who Cares for Your Child" campaign On Thursday, July 22nd, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference at the Queens Child Advocacy Center...

Joining Senator Schumer to Further Restrict Sex Offenders' Access to Children

Posted on: Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Keywords: child abuse, sex offenders, sex offender laws

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When parents drop their kids off at a karate school, piano lesson or birthday party, the last thing they're thinking is that their child could be molested by a sex offender.But a gaping loophole in federal...

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