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10 Ways to Prevent Child Abuse

April is child abuse prevention and awareness month.

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Monitor your child's tv or video viewing

Monitor your child's tv or video viewing

Watching violent films and television programs can be harmful to young children.

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Be a nurturing parent

Be a nurturing parent

Children need to know they are special, loved, and capable of following their dreams.

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Help a friend, neighbor or relative

Help a friend, neighbor or relative

Being a parent isn't easy. Offer a helping hand - take care of the children do the parent(s) can rest or spend time together.

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Help yourself

Help yourself

When big or little problems of everyday life seems to pile up and you feel overwhelmed or out of control - take time out. Don't take it out on your kid(s).

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When your baby cries

When your baby cries

... It can be frustrating to hear them cry. Learn what to do if your baby won't stop crying. NEVER shake a baby. Shaking a baby may result in severe injury or death.

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Get involved

Get involved

Ask your community leaders, clergy, library, and schools to develop services to meet needs of healthy children and families.

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Help develop parenting resources

Help develop parenting resources

Contact your local library and offer to help them develop parenting resources.

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Promote programs in school

Promote programs in school

Teaching children, parents, and teachers prevention strategies can help keep children safe.

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Volunteer at a local child abuse prevention program

Volunteer at a local child abuse prevention program

Childhelp is a national organization with numerous local chapters. http://www.childhelp.org/chapters

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Report suspected abuse or neglect

Report suspected abuse or neglect

If you have reasons to believe a hild has been or may be harmed, call the Childhelp Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4A-CHILD

Take Expert Advise on Child Abuse cases

November 4, 2015, St Augustine, Fl.: Kenny Tong appeared before Judge Michael Traynor in the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center in St. Augustine, Florida on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 and was sentenced to fifteen-years. He was convicted of Aggravated Battery (Deadly Weapon), DUI Causing Serious Bodily Injury to Another and Leaving Scene of Crash with Injury. The charges stem from an incident that occurred in the early morning of November 1, 2014.