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Youth Suicide Prevention

Youth Suicide Prevention

:September is #SuicidePreventionMonth. In the United States, suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24 years old. Parents, guardians, teachers, coaches, and other community leaders can all help prevent suicide and provide positive...

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5 Common Myths About Child Abuse

5 Common Myths About Child Abuse

1 in 10 children will experience sexual abuse before the age of 18. In Snohomish County alone, that means that thousands of children experience abuse every year. Here are 5 common myths and misunderstandings of child abuse and their truths. You can help prevent child...

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6 Tips for Finding Childcare

6 Tips for Finding Childcare

Finding the right childcare can be a difficult and stressful task. Many instances of child abuse unfortunately occur in daycare and other childcare settings, where your children are supposed to be safe and protected. Here are six tips to ensuring you find a safe,...

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5 Back to School Safety Tips for Parents

5 Back to School Safety Tips for Parents

Many children will be venturing back to all in person school for the first time in over a year, for some young ones it will be their first time stepping into a classroom full time. Preparing safety plans with your children is imperative in having a healthy and safe...

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8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at Summer Camp

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at Summer Camp

As the excitement of summer approaches and the sense of normalcy returns from the pandemic, many youth will be making their way to summer camps soon. If you are sending your child to a day or sleepaway camp this summer, make sure you prepare them and are doing your...

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5 Ways to Give Back this Summer

5 Ways to Give Back this Summer

Summer is catching up on us and people are looking to give back to their communities! Here are some fun ways families can volunteer and sprinkle our community with joy and awareness. 1. Attend our community events!   Check out our events page to see what we have going...

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Your Guide to Teaching Consent at Every Age

Your Guide to Teaching Consent at Every Age

At Dawson Place, our goal is to provide safety, justice, and healing to victims of child abuse and educate our community on child abuse prevention. One of the best ways to prevent child abuse is to teach your kids about consent.   We know for parents, these...

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Support Funding for the Victims of Crime Act

Support Funding for the Victims of Crime Act

Dawson Place needs your help!     The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) is a major funding source for our Child Advocacy Center and it allows us to continue to provide free services to child abuse victims and their families. VOCA is currently facing potential large and...

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Help Your Child Succeed in School

Help Your Child Succeed in School

Supporting your child’s education can be one of the most difficult tasks parents face. From what feels like piles of homework to a lack of interest and understanding from students, it often becomes quite daunting and leaves many parents feeling discouraged. Our...

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The “New” Safe Adults

The “New” Safe Adults

Since COVID-19 began, there has been a decrease in child abuse reports. Reports of child abuse dropped nearly 50% from February to April of 2020. While the reports are decreasing, child abuse is not. Children lack accessibility to safe adults and have no one to...

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