Children who witness violence in the home and children who are abused may display many similar psychologic effects,” according to Dr. Melissa M. Stiles, M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. This topic of children, domestic violence and the

A Call by Physicians for Physicians to Significantly Improve Screening & Intervention Approach to Children Impacted by CDV

A Call by Physicians for Physicians to Significantly Improve Screening & Intervention Approach to Children Impacted by CDV

Children who witness violence in the home and children who are abused may display many similar psychologic effects,” according to Dr. Melissa M. Stiles, M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. This topic of children, domestic violence and the

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Caring Relationships Can Undo Damage from Impact of Early Childhood Adversity on Brain’s Architecture

Caring Relationships Can Undo Damage from Impact of Early Childhood Adversity on Brain’s Architecture

The adversities children face in their childhood can permanently affect their brain’s biology and developing architecture and creates a permanent heightened state of stress in children. But this negative wiring can be offset through the development of caring, empathetic, supportive

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Distinguished ACE Study Researcher Joins Chapter Board of Pioneering Nonprofit Focused on Least Known Childhood Adversity – Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)

Dr. Shanta Dube’s Aggregate Research Experience and Knowledge on the Profound Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Will Help Optimize Interventions & Positive Outcomes Among Those Exposed to Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) in Metro Atlanta

 

ATLANTA, GEORGIA. (July 11, 2018)

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Mark July 4th by Helping Those Who Faced Childhood Domestic Violence Unlearn the LIES and Truly Enjoy the Life, Liberty and Happiness Our Country Affords

Mark July 4th by Helping Those Who Faced Childhood Domestic Violence Unlearn the LIES and Truly Enjoy the Life, Liberty and Happiness Our Country Affords

The Founding Fathers believed everyone was “endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights; among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

But, while every citizen in our country may have been “endowed” with these rights at birth,

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MEET OUR 1ST CDV TOOLKIT SPOTLIGHT PARTNER – VOICES SET FREE

MEET OUR 1ST CDV TOOLKIT SPOTLIGHT PARTNER – VOICES SET FREE

We’re thrilled to recognize the Oregon-based organization, Voices Set Free, as one of our most successful CDV TOOLKIT partners and our TOOLKIT Spotlight Partner for this month! We’re very proud and immensely grateful for the work they’ve done

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Expert Says Widespread Awareness & Understanding Are Essential to Address Potentially Lifelong Impact of Major Childhood Adversities

Expert Says Widespread Awareness & Understanding Are Essential to Address Potentially Lifelong Impact of Major Childhood Adversities

A candid interview with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, founder of the Center for Youth Wellness and author of “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity”, provides powerful validation for what we already know to be true: that

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Join the Test Group for Our Unprecedented Online Program and Reclaim Your Life after CDV

Join the Test Group for Our Unprecedented Online Program and Reclaim Your Life after CDV

Did you grow up with Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)? Haven’t told a soul about it, to this day? Maybe you aren’t ready to talk about it or feel people might judge you…Or maybe it’s just too difficult to talk

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Unlearning the “UNLOVED” LIE in the 3 Years Since My Story Appeared in the Bestseller INVINCIBLE

Unlearning the “UNLOVED” LIE in the 3 Years Since My Story Appeared in the Bestseller INVINCIBLE

In 2014, my story was featured in the UNLOVED to LOVING Chapter (Chapter 11) of the Bestseller INVINCIBLE. Since then, my life has changed a lot and continues to change – most importantly as relates to my journey to

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Help for the youngest victims of domestic violence

Help for the youngest victims of domestic violence
‘My mom was on the ground. I remember being terrified and I didn’t know what to do,’ she said.”   Lucy (21) and her brother Mark (23) grew up with CDV and are now facing many of the negative effects that

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Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died.

Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died.

“Everybody knew. But nobody said a thing.”

Screenwriter Katherine Fugate writes about the violence she experienced in her home growing up from her stepfather. Once he entered their home, he quickly began to abuse Katherine’s mother, leaving lifelong scars behind

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