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HHS Helps Communities Prevent Family Violence
HHS News Release Following President Clinton's kick-off of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala today announced the award of over $700,000 in grants to help communities prevent family violence through public awareness, outreach, and collaboration. "Domestic...
Silent Victims Of Family Violence
NewsFlash Many domestic violence experts know that pets living in violent homes are often hurt, along with women and children. Animals may be silent victims who are threatened, injured or killed by an abuser in order to control or intimidate other members of the household. The Humane Society of... Fathering After Violence Project
The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) is spearheading a project to address the role of fatherhood with men who have been violent in intimate partner relationships. Working with a consortium of Boston-based providers who work with men who have used violence and children who are affected by it,... Expect Weird Responses from Foster Kids toward the Holidays
We expect holidays filled with joy and fun. Our wish is to share Christmas the way it should be with our foster kids. All we want is to feel good about being able to include kids who need the holiday spirit more than anyone. So, what is wrong? Why do these kids look like you've asked them to...
"Violence" in the News
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"Violence" in the Adoption Blogs
Overwhelming Anger For A Birthmother
July 21, 2011, 5:29 pm
As an adoptive mother, I have always walked a fine line when discussing my daughter's birthmothers.† Both girls were given up for adoption at birth, by teenage mothers.† Elle was a first child, and Bunny has a sister that is two years older.
Coming from Russia and Guatemala, it is a fair... Is Birthparent Contact What's Best for the Kids?
June 8, 2011, 10:50 am
The hardest decision my husband and I have had to make in the seven years since we got our kids is whether to allow contact between them and their birthparents. We first fostered, then adopted, a sibling group (ages 8, 5 and 16 months) who were taken away from their birthparents for substance... Raising a Traumatized Child
November 14, 2011, 3:18 pm
Eighteen years ago, when I went to my first adoption seminar, so many things came to mind: meeting "my" child for the first time, holding him or her in my arms, providing a safe home, giving all the love I had to heal any wounds the child might have. What I never considered was how the adoption...
"Violence" in the Adoption Forums
2 sides to every story
April 7, 2013, 7:04 am
[QUOTE=MaybeDays]My teen was this way.....of course we had our issues.
But, if you saw what was on paper about her.....most FP would have run for the hills. She was also my first placement!!!
She was 16, 3 months pregnant, and was being discharged from juvie due to an assault charge....with a...
Help! Preschool, racial bullying
April 11, 2013, 1:44 pm
I'm sorry not to put this in the transracial adoption category. It's because it is a bit urgent and that one gets little traffic. I've posted before so some of you will know that I don't live in the US. We live in a country with significant interethnic issues but in general the issues we deal with...
New to this place and happy to be here
April 8, 2013, 8:32 pm
I have been checking out this forum for years but finally got the courage to join.
My story begins 3 years ago when I gained custody of a 3 month old, 18 month old and a 2 and 1/2 year old. They are all siblings. I met someone from church that told me about a baby that...
Good News, Bad News, and Why I LOVE my agency!!
April 10, 2013, 12:48 pm
So, good news...
We are basically done. We have a support group tomorrow and the final inspection on the 23rd but all paperwork and everything is done. The hs author said she loved how open and accepting we were for kids of various backgrounds. (We are open to fire starters(case by case),...
Stories About "Violence"
Adoptive Motherís Story
Hi, I am 38 years old, and because my husband and I couldn't have children, we adopted two beautiful children, siblings, 4 years ago. Our family was perfect ,so we thought.Our son at the time of...
"Violence" on Adoption.com
Web Results for "Violence"
Violence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Violence is the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against a person, or against a group or community, that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation. This definition associates ...
Violence | Define Violence at Dictionary.com
noun 1. swift and intense force : the violence of a storm. 2. rough or injurious physical force, action, or treatment: to die by violence. 3. an unjust or unwarranted exertion ...
Shiites targeted in Iraq in another day of sectarian strife ...
Baghdad (CNN)-- A string of car bombings and shootings across Iraq left more than 50 people dead Monday, authorities said, in what is the latest spate of violence in a country plagued with Sunni-Shiite tension. Scores were wounded in cities that were regularly engulfed in violence ...