Stress can increase child abuse and neglect during holidays; here are tips, reminders of responsibility

Stress can increase during the holidays, even in the most loving of families. And that can put some children at risk for abuse or neglect. With children home from school, holiday travel and seasonal shopping and associated expenses, parents can get frazzled more easily than usual. What is typically a fun and joyful time for children can become devastating when parents or caregivers cope with stress...

Union County DCBS employee named Champion for Children by Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky

A 19-year veteran of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ (CHFS) social services agency has been honored for her work by Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK). Susan Clements, of the CHFS Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) Union County office, was recognized by the child advocacy organization as a Champion for Children last month during the 21st annual Kids Are Worth It!...