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LACASA’s CAP Council Awarded Program Funding

LACASA’s CAP Council Awarded Program Funding

LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council recently received a $3000 grant from the Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving (WZFG) to support its Stewards of Children sexual abuse prevention program. Stewards of Children, created by the national organization Darkness to Light, is an evidence-based workshop that teaches adults 7 steps to prevent, recognize and react responsibly […]

Hartland-Deerfield Firefighters Helping Us!

Hartland-Deerfield Firefighters Helping Us!

The Hartland Deerfield Firefighters Association is inviting communities across Livingston County to participate in a “Season of Giving” to collect goods for LACASA. “We are asking everyone to collect basic goods that LACASA uses every day,” said Sgt. Jim Petrucci, president of the HDFA. “LACASA provides shelter, services and programs for hundreds of children and adults […]

Sept. 18 Prevention Workshop on Child Sexual Abuse

Sept. 18 Prevention Workshop on Child Sexual Abuse

LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention Council of Livingston County will host a free “Stewards of Children” sexual abuse prevention workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Created by Darkness to Light, this evidence-based program teaches adults 7 critical steps for preventing, recognizing and reacting responsibly to child sexual abuse. The workshop will be […]

Power of One Celebration Set for May 18

Power of One Celebration Set for May 18

Purchase tickets online LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council of Livingston County is hosting its annual Power of One Celebration on Friday, May 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Cleary University’s Johnson Center in Howell. Hosted by Livingston County resident and WDIV Local 4 News anchor Steve Garagiola, the event will feature hors d’oeuvres, […]

Maple Tree Montessori Donates One-Year Tuition

Maple Tree Montessori Donates One-Year Tuition

Maple Tree Montessori Academy of Brighton is donating a one-year preschool tuition to benefit the CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council of Livingston County, a program of LACASA. That means one local family will have the opportunity to enroll their child at Maple Tree Montessori Academy and help prevent child abuse at the same time. The […]

LACASA Staff Insight
LACASA Staff

Why Children Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of child sexual abuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is updated regularly in the footnote section, which provides links to ongoing news about the Penn State Scandal and its aftermath. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: […]

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