Douglas Home Visitor Receives National Recognition

Douglas Home Visitor Receives National Recognition

In August, Arizona’s Monica Garcia Bustamante, a Healthy Families home visitor in Douglas, received a national award – the Healthy Families America Outstanding Service Award. Monica accepted this award at the Prevent Child Abuse America Conference in front of over...

It’s Not That Simple

It’s Not That Simple

By Claire Louge, Executive Director "Child welfare isn't rocket science. It is harder." —David Liederman, former director of the Child Welfare League of America Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one reason why child abuse happened, and if we just addressed that one...

The Urgency of Slowing Down

The Urgency of Slowing Down

By Claire Louge, Executive Director Have you heard the expression ‘we’re building the plane as we fly it’? What it usually means is that the work is so urgent, the process of doing the work is being created at the same time as doing the work. But let me ask you this:...

The 27th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

The 27th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

In July, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona hosted our 27th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference. With the support of fourteen sponsors, including NARBHA, Season for Sharing, the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and First Things...

Local Book Fair Fulfills Community Need

Local Book Fair Fulfills Community Need

In Yavapai County, the Best for Babies Court team exists to create better outcomes for young children involved in the court system and support those children and families at risk of becoming involved. The Best for Babies team meets monthly to discuss opportunities to...