Local and state leaders gathered at the Governor's Mansion Tuesday morning to start a campaign to raise awareness about Child Abuse Prevention.
Throughout April, the clinic will have a corner of its property covered in pinwheels to represent the 82 children who died from abuse in Arizona in 2017.
Parents of young children have poor knowledge about the law against child sexual abuse and most information that parents have about the crime is through programmes conducted by schools, revealed a recently survey.
"But if it leaves permanent marks, bruising, welts, things like that, well, that steps into child abuse", he said, adding that police investigators can help families find additional support and education to prevent child abuse.
Among those in attendance, State Police-Mt Pleasant Post Lt. Todd Parsons said efforts across agencies are important to preventing child abuse.
"When a child is being abused, they have to come into an adult world", he said. "Based on needs that place children at risk, the department refers caregivers to the appropriate service".
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It's a message children's advocates share every day. All our children will reach their potential and contribute to their community's economic viability and stability, if they have safe, stable and nurturing homes. "And when you see a blue bow we would like to you to think that's a child who's been hurt, that's a child who has experienced a trauma".
"It's really to bring awareness to the importance of prevention", Vinroot said.
Strong communities help strengthen families, Floyd said.
In order to have your child involved at the advocacy center, you need a referral from law enforcement, or DHS.
"I just want the public to know that there is a fantastic team working in the "trenches" for the children in our county", McDaniels said. In addition, McDaniels provides shorter informational sessions, discussions and trainings for a variety of sectors of the population, including community organizations, educators, church groups, child development personnel and more.