The Loudoun County Trauma-Informed Community Network (TICN) is proud to present the first Resilience Awards to outstanding professionals working to improve mental health for Loudoun County residents. As a part of Virginia’s state-wide observance of Resilience Week, eight recipients have been recognized this May with a unique Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL) session in partnership with Project Horse […]
We sat down with DC News Now to discuss Child Abuse Prevention Month and ways you can make a difference this April.
2022 was an incredible year for child abuse prevention. Check out highlights from this year and the extraordinary things our supporters have allowed us to do.
We know the success of faith organizations and child safety goes hand in hand. This is dependent upon suitable adults who foster warm, authentic relationships with children. This training will enable staff and volunteers to mitigate risks of harm, ensure that appropriate boundaries are maintained, and act in accordance with the ethos and values of your organization.
Quiet Waters Podcast—“Are You or Your Place of Business Trauma-Informed?” with SCAN’s Laurie Tasharski
Join Dr. Suzanne Nixon of Loudoun County in a conversational interview with Laurie Tasharski, M.Ed., a seasoned trauma expert, and learn about the cutting-edge trend for community organizations, educational institutions and places of business to become “trauma-informed”.
Child abuse is on the rise as Loudoun's vulnerable families continue to face long-term consequences of COVID. That's where SCAN comes in. After two years of isolation, socio-economic instability, and lack of community resources, struggling families continue to face stress and unsafe living situations. Loudoun's youth need our help now more than ever.
We are all responsible for keeping children safe in our community. In the wake of the recent peer sexual assaults, the Loudoun County Trauma-Informed Community Network (TICN), stands with community members seeking transparent processes that prioritize the privacy and recovery of children who experience sexual abuse.
Leah Fraley is executive director of Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia, a regionwide organization focused solely on preventing child abuse and neglect across Northern Virginia. In the past few weeks, and for the past four years, Americans have watched the Larry Nassar-USA Gymnastics case unfold in the headlines. Hundreds of victims have accused […]
SCAN's new Institutional Abuse Prevention program, aims at preventing abuse in youth-serving organizations, like USA Gymnastics. "We’re tired of excuses because we know how we can do better," Program Director Laurie Tasharski told Fox 5 Monday. "If you have a reputation that you won’t harm, that you’re above reproach, you’re actually more likely to have a situation where a child can be harmed in your care."