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Posted by: Lynn Rosenthal on Oct 17, 2019

Intimate partner violence can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse toward a partner in an effort to gain power and control. When this happens at home, it affects more than just the immediate victim.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Back to School: Safety Tips for College-Bound Kids

Aug 13, 2019

Heading off to college can be exciting and stressful for both parents and kids. What most parents don’t know is that back-to-school is the beginning of what is called the “Red Zone,” which is a six-week timeframe where students, particularly first-year students, are more likely to experience sexual assault on campus. Read More

"After" Movie

"After" the Movie: Teaching Teens About Boundaries and Manipulation in Relationships

May 28, 2019

“After” is a digital book that was self-published in 2013 by author, Anna Todd. The series has been compared to “Fifty Shades of Gray” and “Twilight”, both of which highlight unhealthy relationships between the male and female lead characters. Read More

The "What If" Game

The "What If" Game: Gaining Insight Into How Your Child Thinks

Apr 09, 2019

It’s fair to say that most parents worry about how their child would act in a potentially dangerous scenario. While many kids learn about “stranger danger” in school, it can be overlooked that abuse is most often perpetrated by someone the child or teen knows and trusts. Read More


Navigating Teen Relationships in a Digital World

Feb 05, 2019

If you are the parent of a teenager, you likely know that they spend a lot of time using technology – whether it’s a cell phone, tablet or laptop. With calling, texting, internet browsing, games, social media apps and dating apps at your teens’ fingertips, it becomes difficult for parents to monitor digital behaviors. Read More

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Teen Relationships: Healthy, Unhealthy or Abusive?

Sep 15, 2016

It’s important for everyone, especially parents, to know and understand signs and expectations of a healthy relationship, as well as an abusive one. Read More

Preventing Child Abuse in Your Community: How You Can Help

Apr 25, 2014

Every child deserves the right to grow up in a safe and healthy environment. However, this is not the case for many children. Five children die every day in this country due to abuse and neglect. Read More