Child Abuse Training Seminar


In support of Child Abuse Awareness Month, the St. John Parish Health and Human Services Department hosted a free Child Abuse Training Seminar yesterday evening entitled “A Community Conversation: Preventing Violence Against Children.” Special thanks to Elizabeth McDermott & Veronica Mollere from the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children for leading the seminar and sharing ways to prevent and/or avoid violence against children. If you know someone who may be prone to violence against children, please contact the local hotline at 504-837-5400.


Issues Discussed:


  • Discipline Strategies for Parents and Childcare Provider                                      
  • Sexual Abuse in the Community
  • Louisiana Advocacy and Resources



Elizabeth McDermott

Veronica Mollere

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