QUIZ: What Do You Know About Boundaries?

Do you know when you’re crossing a boundary or when someone crosses your boundaries? Boundaries are what we personally have to be able to define what we want and don’t want in any of our relationships. This can include with your partner, friends, or even family. Everyone has their own boundaries and it can be defined differently by each person, which is why it is always important to respect someone’s boundaries and know if you have crossed the line with someone.

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When A Child Says #MeToo

By |Child Abuse, Sexual Assault|

When A Child Says #MeToo For decades, we at HCWC have stressed the importance of believing survivors of sexual assault or relationship violence when they open up and tell their story. Talking to someone about abuse or trauma can be an overwhelming and incredibly vulnerable act, which is why it is so crucial not to shut someone down by offering suggestions about what a survivor could [...]

Listen. Believe. Support.

By |Child Abuse, Dating & Domestic Violence, Healthy Relationships, Sexual Assault|

Listen. Believe. Support.On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” This tweet started a ripple effect of an infinite number of survivors and victims of sexual assault coming forward and sharing that they too had experienced sexual violence.Since then, the #MeToo movement has continuously grown and awareness has [...]

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By |Sexual Assault|

Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a national effort to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men experienced some form of sexual violence in their lifetime. We can do better. Help us stop sexual violence before it starts. [...]

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

By |Child Abuse|

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual campaign dedicated to raising public awareness and prevention of child abuse. This month is about engaging individuals and communities on how we can keep children safe. Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S. annually. 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before [...]

Why We Honor Dating Violence Awareness Month

By |Dating & Domestic Violence, Healthy Relationships|

Why We Honor Dating Violence Awareness Month February is Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about the impacts of dating abuse and encourage communities to support young people in seeking healthy relationships. 1 in 3 young people will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with. Everyone deserves a healthy relationship. Help us [...]

Let’s Talk About Consent

By |Healthy Relationships, Sexual Assault|

Let’s Talk about Consent There seems to be more stories every day about sexual assault and harassment among celebrities, teachers, college students, athletes, and politicians. The conversations around these stories reveal many people struggling to understand sexual assault -- perhaps incorrectly assuming these stories always involve violence. Sexual assault means performing any sexual activity without consent from the other person. If you believe [...]

7 Things We Can Teach Children to Prevent Sexual Assault in Future Generations

By |Sexual Assault|

7 Things We Can Teach Children to Prevent Sexual Assault in Future Generations In the wake of the #metoo movement, many parents, teachers, and caregivers want to know what we should be teaching young people. How old do they need to be to understand? Teaching consent and boundaries to children is simpler than we think, and it should begin as young as possible. [...]

Did You Know You Are a Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse?

By |Child Abuse|

Did You Know You Were a Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse? Have you ever seen a situation involving a child that made you feel uncomfortable? Perhaps you suspected a child is in danger. Maybe you wondered, what should I do? What can I do? The purpose of mandated reporting is to identify suspected abuse or neglect of a child as quickly as possible to [...]

Healthy Relationships 101

By |Dating & Domestic Violence, Healthy Relationships|

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10 Signs You May be in an Unhealthy Relationship

By |Dating & Domestic Violence, Healthy Relationships|

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