By Lauren Slavin, Herald Times: There’s an immeasurable health benefit for children who have been abused to hear a doctor say, “You are OK.” “It is good to be able to make sure that a child understands they are a healthy child,” said Dr. Richard Malone, a pediatrician with Riley Physicians at Indiana University Health’s […]
Susie’s Place has interviewed 325 alleged child victims of crime this year to date. 168 interviews took place in our Avon center. 157 took place in the Bloomington center. This time last year, the number was 319. Sadly, our numbers show no sign of slowing.
The following is a list of apps that continuously show up on danger lists for teens and tweens. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these potentially dangerous apps and then educate your children on the dangers that lurk online.
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Susie’s Place is facilitating two separate Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention programs to help you learn how to prevent and react to allegations of child abuse.
Law Enforcement, the Department of Child Services, advocates and many others fight for the well-being of these children. “If I’m not successful, if my officers are not successful then that child may be put back in that environment or maybe continue to be abused,” said Sgt. Jeff Hearon with Indiana State Police.