Jackson County Hosts Awareness for Child Abuse
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A playground was the backdrop Monday for the fight against child abuse. The Jackson County Child Abuse Prevention Council planted pinwheels at a community playground. The council is using child abuse prevention month to reiterate that protecting children early is less costly then fixing the problems later
"We try to stop child abuse and neglect before it happens through primary prevention and that's education. That's our mission, to educate an strengthen our community to reduce child abuse and neglect."
The council also offer professional training class for parents and others. Each county in the state has a child abuse prevention council.