Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos built a career on shock, but a glib endorsement of sex between children and adults appears to be his downfall. Yet as NCA Executive Director Teresa Huizar writes in Huffington Post, America has missed the real conversation we need to have about Milo: child sexual abuse and the myth of consent.
Good work! Keep the local CAC (us!) in mind for trainings in the NWMO area. Everyone who works with children needs to know the signs of abuse to look for. We can help train your group/church/school. Adults, together, can help prevent child abuse. ... See MoreSee Less
Children cannot protect themselves from child sexual. Only adults can protect children. Only adults can put policies in place to keep them safe. Only adults can take action. Only adults can see those warning signs.
-Cherisse Thibaut, Missouri KidsFirst
Manager of Prevention and Community Outreach
Yes! This! Everything she said so eloquently here is true! Please take a few moments and watch this Ted Talk. It is SPOT ON with what is going on literally everywhere in the US. I have been saying for some time now that I wish we could look at child abuse with the same type of openness as we do childhood cancer or other medical issues. It affects everything. ... See MoreSee Less
The given circumstances of why we were at the center were not pleasant, but everyone involved made it easier to deal with those issues. This center is a great place and we are thankful to have such a healing place for our children to go.
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Making a difference with Children's Advocacy Centers
Prevention and Awareness Training
The Northwest Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center offers educational programs on a variety of child related issues. Prevention and awareness programs are available to local school districts for elementary age children.
We also offer informative programs on child abuse to service clubs, local churches, parent groups, etc. All presentations are free but donations are accepted. To request a presentation please contact Melissa Birdsell at 816-232-1744 or email a request to email@example.com
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