(National Child Abuse Prevention Month)My image for the project today is this one. It’s so sad to know that this can be happening to a kid, right now.
The following are some actions that you can take to help make a difference.
Be a nurturing parent and seek help if you need it.
Support other parents in times of stress.
Teach children how to be safe and how to protect themselves from abuse.
Believe children if they tell you they’ve been abused and let them know it’s not their fault.
Know the warning signs of child abuse.
Pay attention to the care of all children and report suspected abuse.
Help to strengthen your community by getting involved with agencies that support children and families.
Advocate for legislation that supports children.
Volunteer for or donate to child abuse prevention efforts.
Make child abuse prevention a priority.
Prevent Child Abuse Illinois www.preventchildabuseillinois.org
Domestic violence on children Call the DCFS hotline at 1-800- 25ABUSE (1-800-252-2873)
Child Sexual Abuse www.cacionline.org
For a list of registered sex offenders in Illinois go to the Illinois State Police website.www.isp.state.il.us/sor
(This information is from the brochures in this image)