National Wear Blue Day is Friday, April 1, 2022!! To raise awareness and show your support for child abuse prevention wear BLUE, take a selfie, and post it on our Facebook page @CACofSedgwickCounty with the hashtags #WearBlue2022! and #GoBlueICT. Example: "I #WearBlue2022! for child abuse prevention."
It is the responsibility of adults to provide the safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments that help children thrive. We encourage everyone to support families and keep children safe. There are several things you can do to raise awareness and impact positive change during Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County is asking everyone to wear BLUE every Friday in April to help us raise awareness about child abuse prevention. So wear blue, take a selfie and post it to our Facebook page @CACofSedgwickCounty and/or Instagram @cac_SedgwickCounty with the hashtag #WearBlue2022! and/or #GoBlueICT. Help us reach as many people as possible with child abuse prevention information by following us on social media and sharing our posts!
Extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behavior. This one-hour documentary, “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope” examines into the science of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. The film is followed by a facilitated discussion to enhance understanding of childhood trauma.
Join us to kick off CAP Month on Friday, April 1st! The Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County and ICT S.O.S. are bringing Sasha Joseph Neulinger to Wichita for a screening of his autobiographical documentary following Sasha's journey to confront, unpack and understand the multi-generational child sexual abuse that haunted him and his family. Live panel discussion following the film to include: Sasha Joseph Neulinger, Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett, Wichita Police Department Lt.Tom Fatkin, and CACSC staff.