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Seminar to address damaging home experiences
Problems at home can send children spiraling into mental anguish. The Hope Center has organized a seminar for next weekend to address childhood troubles that stem from abuse, divorce and other family issues.
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month.The Hope Center of Warren County is holding a free seminar and luncheon on Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to noon called “Childhood’s Winning Hand.” Everyone is invited.The event will take place at the First Methodist Church Outreach Building and is in cooperation with Childcare Resource and Referral of Tennessee, the Upper Cumberland Council on Children and Youth, Department of Children’s Services, Warren County Schools, and other community organizations.The session will shine light on adverse childhood experiences, the damage they cause, and healing. The session will focus on the 10 most common adverse childhood experiences, says The Hope Center operations manager and volunteer coordinator Pamela Harris.“This seminar will detail the effects of adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, divorce, and family incarceration, and will also feature a resource panel of experts who will be available to discuss solutions,” said Harris.