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.

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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The Irony of Halloween & Identity for Those Who Grew Up with Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)

The Irony of Halloween & Identity for Those Who Grew Up with Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)

The Irony of Halloween & Identity for Those Who Grew Up with Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)

 Every October, people take the identity of their favorite superheroes, villains, or animated characters. Whether it’s donning a Batman costume, firefighter, pumpkin, fairytale princess,

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IF YOU FACED CHILDHOOD ADVERSITIES LIKE CHILDHOOD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (CDV), HEALTH-PROMOTING ACTIVITIES CAN HELP FOSTER YOUR HEALING AND RESILIENCY IN ADULTHOOD

IF YOU FACED CHILDHOOD ADVERSITIES LIKE CHILDHOOD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (CDV), HEALTH-PROMOTING ACTIVITIES CAN HELP FOSTER YOUR  HEALING AND RESILIENCY IN ADULTHOOD

IF YOU FACED CHILDHOOD ADVERSITIES LIKE CHILDHOOD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (CDV)HEALTH-PROMOTING ACTIVITIES CAN HELP FOSTER YOUR HEALING AND RESILIENCY IN ADULTHOOD

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin

Dr. Shanta Dube, Associate

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This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Let’s Add an Essential Missing Piece to the Dialogue – It’s SINGLE BEST PREDICTOR, Childhood Domestic Violence

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Let’s Add an Essential Missing Piece to the Dialogue – It’s SINGLE BEST PREDICTOR, Childhood Domestic Violence

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Let’s Add an Essential Missing Piece to the Dialogue

It’s SINGLE BEST PREDICTOR,Childhood Domestic Violence

As Domestic Violence Awareness Month kicks off today, there is still very little awareness of what UNICEF calls

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