Month: February 2020

Thanks for Paving the Way: Black History Month 2020

By Guest Writer Shari Cooper As I celebrate Black History Month, I must say, I’m proud of my culture and how far we’ve come. My mother, who was born in 1932, often shares stories of a time in history when there were bathrooms, seating, drinking fountains and other things dedicated to and for black people Read More

Victim to Survivor: Self-Empowerment with Trauma-Informed Care

By Guest Writer Diana Spore, PhD, MGS This is the fourth in a series of blogs from Dr. Spore about the importance of the Adult Advocacy Centers’ work. The Adult Advocacy Centers’ Model incorporates trauma-informed care throughout the process of interviewing, investigating, prosecuting, and treating someone who has been victimized. By providing trauma-informed care, the individual Read More