July 29, 2018

Free mandated reporter training to be held Aug. 28

Alison Feigh with the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center will be presenting on mandated reporting including signs, symptoms and patterns of abuse or maltreatment, the process and best practices for reporting along with a discussion using scenarios.
June 29, 2018

Former Classmate Continues Search For Wendy Khan

To help assist in the search for missing 46–year–old Wendy Khan of Mankato, a former classmate has decided to join forces with a couple organizations.
June 26, 2018

Editorial: Be vigilant in teaching children about personal safety

Every time local law enforcement releases information that a high-risk predatory offender is moving into our community, questions surface about why that person may be able to be released and what the guidelines are for offenders.
June 8, 2018

She disappeared in 1988. Now Lake Elmo gatherings set to stir new clues

Friends and family of Susan Swedell are hoping a ceremony this weekend will help bring attention to her case. Swedell, 19, went missing during a blizzard in Lake Elmo on Jan. 19, 1988, and hasn’t been seen since.
May 14, 2018

Swanson case still unsolved

Ten years have gone by and Brandon Swanson is still missing. Reflecting on the last decade, however, those closest to the investigation and search efforts remain hopeful that concrete answers will come someday.
May 11, 2018

Treating Childhood Trauma

In 1850, a Catholic orphanage called St. Aemilian was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to take in children whose parents had died in a cholera epidemic. 168 Years later, that same organization -- now known as "SaintA" -- is still finding shelter for thousands of children who need it, often kids who have deep trauma in their young lives, and helps those kids with a revolutionary approach that's spreading across the country.
April 14, 2018

‘Amazing Eight’ get national recognition

A Park Rapids woman was among eight sisters, six of them victims of childhood sexual abuse by a family member, recently featured in "People" magazine.
March 11, 2018

NWACC Gets National Recognition for Child Abuse Prevention Efforts

Child abuse cases continue to rise and students at Northwest Arkansas Community College are getting top notch training to bring those numbers down. NWACC is the first community college to get national recognition for it's Children's Advocacy's Studies Program.
February 19, 2018

Star House Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The STAR (Simulation Training and Research) House at Arkansas State University officially opened Monday afternoon with a special ribbon cutting ceremony at its location on 2511 Quapaw Street on campus. The College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Department of Social Work sponsored the event.
February 11, 2018

State Profiles for 50 states and District of Columbia

We’ve made a first pass at gathering highlights of ACEs initiatives in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Within the text, below, are links to the individual posted profiles for each state. If you see corrections or want to make additions, we’d love that. Just add them in the comments section of that individual post. Instructions are at the top of each individual post.