Affirming Women in a World of Darkness - The Call to Arise and Shine
"We are the light when we stand for justice and truth in the public square, at work, in our homes, in churches. We dim that light when we indulge in pride, jealousy, strife, abuse, and immorality."
Brief Guide for Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Effective Anti-Bullying Program
A brief outline for developing an anti-bullying program in Adventist schools based on Sulivan's six-step initiative: planning; meeting of the concerned communities; developing policies and programs; presenting a plan to the anti-bullying committee; implementing...
Childhelp USA is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children. Includes information on prevention, treatment and research on abuse, as well as a section just for kids.
Domestic Abuse Has No Excuse
Domestic Abuse cases often go unreported. There are several types of abuse and the statistics involved are frightening. The patterns and myths surrounding the violence of domestic abuse may shock you. If you are looking into reading about domestic abuse, this...
Looking at Your School Health Program, Part 1
Some teachers often do double duty as the school nurse. Anna Selk gives advice on how to identify signs of abuse and neglect; how to deal with communicable diseases such as colds, rashes, and pinkeye; and, how to conduct an immunization assessment and health...
Making a Difference - Preventing and Dealing with Child Abuse
Learn how to help with the global child abuse problem. Sections including recognizing the forms of child abuse, protecting the Adventist school campus (including higher education), counting the costs, putting integrity first, corporal punishment, creating...
School Health, Part II: Pills, Parents, and Prevention
Part II of this article gives advice on observing and screening students for depression, mental and emotional health, as well as drug abuse. The author identifies the types of information for which parental notification is necessary, such as a crying spell,...
Solving the Bullying Problem in Adventist Schools
The National Association of School Psychologists reports that school bullying accounts for over 160,000 children skipping school everyday in the United States. Bullying can take the form of harassment, persecution, physical violence, and emotional discomfort....
TeensHealth - Abuse
Grade 5-Grade 12
This teen health page explains what abuse is, how to identify and stop it, why it happens, and what the effects of abuse are. Types of abuse discussed include physical, sexual, emotional abuse and neglect.