When a Child Lives With the Secret of Sexual Abuse

Written and provided by The Mamabear Effect When The Words Can’t Come Out – Behavior Often, But Not Always, Speaks Sexual abuse is innately psychological – it affects a person’s sense of body autonomy, self worth, ability to trust others, … Continued

Predators Within The Family

Written and Provided by The Mamabear Effect While it is easier and more comfortable to focus on protecting our children from those we know the least, many children are sexually abused within their own family – by a parent, sibling, … Continued

Meet Cynthia Foster: A Voice for the Children!

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At CASA of CGS, our advocates mean the world to us! They selflessly dedicate their time to be a voice for abused and/or neglected children without ever asking for or seeking recognition in any way. Each advocate has a reason … Continued

Meet Brittany Williams: A Voice for the Children!

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At CASA of CGS, our advocates mean the world to us! They selflessly dedicate their time to be a voice for abused and/or neglected children without ever asking for or seeking recognition in any way. Each advocate has a reason … Continued

Break the cycle of broken children

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I came across this poem the other day and immediately stopped and read it. The poem hasn’t left my mind since. It’s unbelievably sad and troubling, but, I felt it was extremely important to share so we all could get … Continued

Part Two: "Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime" – Herbert Ward

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You may recall a blog written last week from one of our guest writers about bullying. Part Two will be featured today. Take a moment, sit back and read as her story continues. As a word of warning, while the … Continued

A true role model, Karen Barnett is a Community Superhero!

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Today’s Community Superhero is Karen E. Barnett, CSW, Director of Bridgeton Municipal Alliance – Youth to Youth. I had the pleasure of meeting with Karen and I must say, she is an incredible woman. With a smile from ear to … Continued

Break the Cycle: Bullying and Child Abuse, Too Close For Comfort. Part I

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Bullying and child abuse are closely related. Most importantly, they are both harmful acts of violence that can be learned and repeated. The damages are long-lasting and detrimental. Throughout the next few weeks, the CASA of CGS blog will feature … Continued

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