ACEs in South Carolina

ACEs in South Carolina

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that occur in a child’s life prior to the age of 18. This adversity can harm a child’s brain and its development, which…

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Thriving Communities Build Strong Families

Thriving Communities Build Strong Families

Building a thriving community is like assembling a jigsaw puzzle. It takes time, hard work and collaboration to turn an assortment of pieces into a beautiful picture.  When everyone works…

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The Value of Prevention

The Value of Prevention

The definition of prevention makes it sound pretty easy – we simply stop something before it happens. When it comes to child abuse prevention, we know that it is a…

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Glenda Hatchell, Building Hope for Children Conference

Building Hope for Children Conference 2019

The 2019 Building Hope for Children Conference hosted by Children’s Trust brought together 400 attendees in Greenville that included social workers, counselors, nurses, pediatricians, educators, nonprofit administrators, government officials and…

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The Power of the First 1,000 Days

The Power of the First 1,000 Days

A child’s first 1,000 days represent a critical window for development. Home visiting services help parents meet their child’s needs and significantly improve their chances for success. Home visiting meets…

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2019 Home Visiting Summit

Home Visiting Summit 2019

The 2019 Home Visiting Summit – with its theme of “Expanding the Road to Stronger Families” – highlighted over two days the importance of a cohesive early childhood system. Home…

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