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14 May
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Teachers: How to Detect & Prevent Child Abuse & Neglect in a Virtual Classroom

Here are some ways to prevent and recognize child abuse and neglect in a virtual classroom setting, put together by our Prevention Education team. Remember: If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call 855.444.3911.

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04 May
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Make Parenting A Pleasure Workshop Offered Online

The Make Parenting A Pleasure program is a free online parent support series for caregivers, parents, and grandparents of children ages 0-8.This workshop focuses on building a positive parent-child relationship. It covers topics such as how to play with your ...

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22 Apr
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2020 Child Abuse Prevention Month: reCAP

Before the COVID-19 pandemic overtook our everyday lives, the CAN Council was gearing up for the most eventful Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month yet — with 133 pinwheel gardens committed, three county CAP Month Kick-Off Ceremonies booked, and Prevention Education ...

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06 Apr
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An open letter from our President/CEO.

Dear CAN Council Supporters, No matter our differences, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation has presented us all with a unifying concern. During this time of great uncertainty, it’s important to me that you know our CAN Council is continuing to take ...

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25 Mar
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Child Abuse Prevention Month is going virtual!

Child Abuse Prevention Month is going virtual, and we want you to join us. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with what’s happening: • Kid-friendly Safer, Older, Smarter and Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers Program video presentations by CAN ...

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03 Mar
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We Count Because Kids Matter. Complete your 2020 Census.

Public health and safety is absolutely critical at this moment of uncertainty in our world. But we must also fulfill our constitutional obligation to complete the 2020 Census and count every single person in the United States. For each person ...

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06 Feb
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CAN Council Names Suzanne Greenberg 2020 Child Advocate of the Year

The CAN Council will honor its former President/CEO, Suzanne Greenberg, as the 2020 Child Advocate of the Year. The award honors an outstanding individual or group for being extraordinarily committed to making the Great Lakes Bay Region a better place ...

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10 Oct
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CAN Council GLBR Expands to Huron County

The CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region is expanding its Children’s Advocacy Center and Child Abuse Prevention Education programming into Huron County through an affiliation with the Huron County Child Abuse/Neglect Council. With a new office at 219 E. Huron ...

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17 Jan
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Career Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities There are no career opportunities available at this time.

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20 Nov
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More Than a Bruise? How to Stop Child Abuse and Neglect

What do you think of when you think of an abused child? The quintessential child with a black eye usually appears in everyone’s mind when asked this question. And yes, while physical abuse is child abuse, it is not the only form ...

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16 Oct
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What is a CASA? An Inside Look at Court Appointed Special Advocates

What is a CASA? An Inside Look at Court Appointed Special Advocates   There is a saying, “volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”  Giving back to your community and the world is a fulfilling ...

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15 Oct
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Introducing Our New CASA Director – Emily Yeager

Introducing Our New CASA Director – Emily Yeager Please allow us to take this opportunity to introduce the new CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program director, Emily Yeager.  The position offers new and exciting challenges, all of which Emily is ...

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24 Apr
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Dine & Unwind with a Cause in Mind

Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union presents the CAN Council’s 17th annual Dine & Unwind on November 19th from 5:30-9pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Bay City’s Riverfront. Your $75 ticket benefits the CAN Council’s Bay County programs and services, and includes fine food ...

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19 Nov
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CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region

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19 Oct
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CASA: A voice children can count on

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