Healthy relationships are safe, respectful and kind.
In a healthy relationship, individuals can trust and rely on each other for support, warmth and encouragement. Each person’s feelings and boundaries are valued and respected. Disagreements are bound to happen, but they are resolved fairly and peacefully. Two-way communication exists. Each person feels heard and cared for. At home, with our children, in our communities, at work, around elders, or at school, we can all work to build healthy relationships with these tools to thrive. Continue reading “Tools to Thrive”
January 30, 2019
Steve Baron, Vice Chair for Programs, Child Abuse Prevention Council
“Surrounding children with healthy relationships throughout their childhood not only prevents child abuse and neglect while enhancing healthy childhood development and resiliency, but also provides long-term prevention of domestic, family, school, and criminal violence.”