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Children Youth And Family

Guest opinion: A child's story of fear, abuse, trauma

Looking out the window, and cautiously waiting for the moment when his father gets home, the fear begins to set in. Many reoccurring questions start to develop in his head:

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Experts offer tips on talking to kids about strangers

CASPER, Wyo. — How do you talk with your children about strangers without frightening them? How do you teach them to be polite to adults and help others, except when that can put them in danger?

October 30, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Center for Children and Families to host open house of new facility

The Billings Center for Children and Families will host an open house Thursday at its new facility, where renovations are needed to fully implement federal funding for programs the center recently received.

October 24, 2012 10:08 pmLoading…
Twito working to build child abuse response team

Twito working to build child abuse response team

For the victim in a child abuse case, the investigation by authorities can be long and repetitive.

March 31, 2012 12:15 am Related Loading…

Child, family services under scrutiny after Great Falls child's death

UPDATE -- 12:15 P.M.: GREAT FALLS -- The state health department is considering changes in the Child and Family Services Division after accusations surfaced that social workers did not act on reports from family members that a 2-year-old Great Falls girl was being abused, director Anna Whiti…

November 15, 2011 10:20 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Stengthen families to prevent child abuse

Across America, 702,000 children were abused or neglected in 2009 — and 1,628 of them were Montana children. The costs of child abuse and neglect are both direct — monetary costs associated with the immediate needs of children who are abused and neglected — and indirect, with costs of the lo…

September 03, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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