First Witness Child Advocacy Center
Child Abuse Advocacy Program
4 W 5th St, Duluth, MN, 55806-2728
Distance: 1002 Miles
The center is a safe place for victims of child sexual abuse.
* Child appropriate forensic interviews
* Coordination of medical exams
* Support for families and children
* Crisis counseling
* Resource materials
* Intervention services
* Community outreach (schools, civic clubs, daycares, etc.) and prevention education
* Professional forensic interview and team development training
St. Louis County and surrounding area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FN-1500.1900-150Child Abuse Prevention Definition
Programs, often offered in the schools or in other community settings, that attempt to protect children from physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse or exploitation through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with children and/or the community at large. The sessions may offer suggestions for children and/or parents regarding ways of avoiding or handling an abusive or potentially abusive situation and/or information about the indicators and incidence of abuse, requirements for reporting abuse and community resources that are available to children who have been abused and to their families.
FN-1500.8150-150Child Sexual Assault Prevention Definition
Programs, often offered by the schools, that attempt to protect children from molestation and other forms of sexual assault by family members, friends of the family, caretakers or strangers by teaching them about good and bad touches, that their body is their own, that it is all right to say "no" if someone wants to touch them in a way that makes them feel uncomfortable, and which encourage them to tell someone if they are approached or assaulted.
PH-6500.1500-160Dependency Investigation Definition
Programs that investigate the backgrounds of children and families who have been reported for child abuse or neglect and make recommendations to the appropriate court regarding the need for protection by the court and options for placement if required.
RP-1400.8000-020.15Child Abuse Counseling Definition
Programs that provide therapeutic interventions for individuals and/or families who are experiencing child abuse including abandonment, neglect, or emotional, physical or sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or other family or extended family member whom the child trusts and who is in a position of power over the child. Counseling is offered in a variety of settings and may include individual, conjoint, family and group therapy sessions for the child, the abusing or non-abusing parent(s) and siblings. Separate sessions may be available for young children who have been victimized and for older children in their teens.
TJ-6500.6300Outreach Programs Definition
Organizations that make an effort to increase the availability and utilization of community services by specific target populations by providing direct services for targeted individuals in their homes or other convenient locations or by making special efforts to ensure that a particular group is aware of available services and encouraged to participate. Included are programs that do outreach regarding their own services as well as those which encourage a target population to use a wide variety of services.
YX-0500Abused Children Definition
Individuals younger than age 18 who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of violence and/or neglect which may include emotional abuse, emotional deprivation, physical abuse and corporal punishment that results in a traumatic condition, physical neglect and/or inadequate supervision, and/or sexual abuse or exploitation.