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Purposeful Parenting

SAFY Celebrates Purposeful Parenting Month

Purposeful parenting encourages active and engaged parenting to build strong families The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services slated July as Purposeful Parenting Month. The summer month seems a perfect time to practice purposeful parenting, when families are together more frequently during summer break from school. Purposeful parenting is all about being an active …

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

Signs to Watch for in Children Who May be in Abusive or Neglectful Situations

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which helps raise public awareness about preventing child maltreatment.  During the month of April and throughout the year, National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and to promote the social and …

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Helping Older Youth Secure Successful Futures

SAFY’s older youth services promote independence, wellness and success for older youth and young adults aging out of foster care. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that approximately 20,000 youth age out of and exit foster care each year. Exits may be positive, when youth are emancipated to independent living or return …

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Protect your child from human trafficking

How to Protect Your Child from Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery and a multi-billion-dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 20.9 million people, including children, around the world. According to the FBI, human trafficking is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world. Sadly, many cases of human trafficking include children who are forced labor, or …

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