The most vulnerable point in any person’s life is their childhood. As a child, one is physically weaker and smaller than the adults around them as well as more vulnerable to outside influences – good and bad alike. For this

CDV Compromises 4 Fundamental Needs of Children: a Recipe for Negative Consequences in Adulthood

CDV Compromises 4 Fundamental Needs of Children:  a Recipe for Negative Consequences in Adulthood

The most vulnerable point in any person’s life is their childhood. As a child, one is physically weaker and smaller than the adults around them as well as more vulnerable to outside influences – good and bad alike. For this

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This April, Let’s Talk About the Critical Link Between Child Abuse & CDV…and the Program That Can Curb Both!

This April, Let’s Talk About the Critical Link Between Child Abuse & CDV…and the Program That Can Curb Both!

I was talking with a woman I met on a flight last year and my work in the space of Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) came up. She told me “That’s a great cause. Child abuse is a big problem, and

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New Mexico Conference Reaffirms that Awareness Is Key First Step to Prevention of ACEs Like CDV

New Mexico Conference Reaffirms that Awareness Is Key First Step to Prevention of ACEs Like CDV

Last October, the New Mexico Voices for Children hosted their second annual KIDS COUNT Conference, in conjunction with Ngage New Mexico. Aptly named “Childhood Trauma: From Symptoms to Systems Change” the conference aimed to build awareness for, identify and

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4 Things I Learned About Childhood Adversity at a High Security Prison

4 Things I Learned About Childhood Adversity at a High Security Prison

By Brain F.Martin

This April, I was inside a high security prison.

The plan was to talk to the men there about the work CDV does and to educate them on the connection between childhood adversities and the potential impact.

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TW0 CRITICAL PUZZLE PIECES CAN CHANGE THE ODDS FOR CHILDREN OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE FAILING AT BOTH

TW0 CRITICAL PUZZLE PIECES CAN CHANGE THE ODDS FOR CHILDREN OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE FAILING AT BOTH

For two days a week – Monday and Thursday – School Counselor Brett Welch can be found greeting students as they arriving to class in Harvie Elementary School in VA. She carefully examines the young faces as they walk in

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ABC Station Cites Childhood Domestic Violence Association, Spotlighting Dire Impact of Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)

ABC Station Cites Childhood Domestic Violence Association, Spotlighting Dire Impact of Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)

Citing the Childhood Domestic Violence Association, an ABC station recently ran a segment outlining the profound impact that Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) has on those who experience it.

 

Why is it so important to talk about CDV?

Because awareness

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LIGHTWEIGHT BOXER KYE KACKENZIE DEFIES THE ASSUMPTION THAT GROWING UP WITH CDV IS THE REASON YOU “CAN’T” IN LIFE

LIGHTWEIGHT BOXER KYE KACKENZIE DEFIES THE ASSUMPTION THAT GROWING UP WITH CDV IS THE REASON YOU “CAN’T” IN LIFE

“It still lives with me today and I didn’t even realize,” Kye Mackenzie, to SBS News.

Kye Mackenzie is 26 years old and currently ranked #3 in the lightweight WBO (World Boxing Organization) division. Recent success in his boxing career

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IF YOU LOVE SOMEONE WHO GREW UP WITH CDV, GIVE THE GIFT THAT REALLY COUNTS THIS HOLIDAY!

IF YOU LOVE SOMEONE WHO GREW UP WITH CDV,  GIVE THE GIFT THAT REALLY COUNTS THIS HOLIDAY!
If You Love Someone Who Grew Up With CDV Give The Gift That Really Counts This Holiday!

From the time spent with family, to decorating the house and tree, singing carols, and giving gifts to the ones you love, the

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Let’s Give Thanks for the Hidden Gifts Acquired from the Childhood Domestic Violence We Faced and Reinvent Thanksgiving!

Let’s Give Thanks for the Hidden Gifts Acquired from the Childhood Domestic Violence We Faced and Reinvent Thanksgiving!

Let’s Give Thanks for the Hidden Gifts Acquired from the Childhood Domestic Violence We Faced and Reinvent Thanksgiving!

Turkey, stuffing, the Thanksgiving Parade, spending quality time with family, and giving thanks for one’s blessings. These are just some images/memories most

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THE CIRCULAR IMPACT OF ACES, EDUCATION, AND LONG-TERM HEALTH

THE CIRCULAR IMPACT OF ACES, EDUCATION, AND LONG-TERM HEALTH

THE CIRCULAR IMPACT OF ACES, EDUCATION, AND LONG-TERM HEALTH

“The field of public health recognizes education is a social determinant of health” says Shanta Dube, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Georgia State University and CDVA Georgia Chapter Board member.

Health

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