National Child Abuse Awareness Month: Emotional Child Abuse Is Real and Its Effects Last Long Into Adulthood

Editor's note: April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. The Invisible Scar is dedicated to raising awareness of emotional child abuse, so in honor of this month's focus, we'll revisit the definition of emotional child abuse, types of emotional child abuse, and its effects for those who are not yet familiar with the … Continue reading National Child Abuse Awareness Month: Emotional Child Abuse Is Real and Its Effects Last Long Into Adulthood

Interview With the President of Prevent Child Abuse America [Podcast]

For Child Abuse Prevention Month, the podcast Mom Enough (created by Dr. Marti Erickson and her daughter Erin Erickson to explore motherhood and the roles, challenges, and joys of mothers in today's society) interviewed Jim Hmurovich, president of Prevent Child Abuse America. In this rich, informative interview, Hmurovich and Erickson discuss... What to do when … Continue reading Interview With the President of Prevent Child Abuse America [Podcast]

Not Only Shouting: Different Types of Emotional Child Abuse

April is¬†Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. At The Invisible Scar, we are focusing on exploring the definition of emotional child abuse, such as the various types, how to help emotionally abused children, and ¬†resources for healing. When emotional abuse is shown in movies or TV programs, the abuser is often a huge, ugly, fierce-looking … Continue reading Not Only Shouting: Different Types of Emotional Child Abuse