In 2013, there were 596 reports of child abuse in Grant County.
Karla Hurley, the family resource director at Mason-Corinth Elementary, wants to focus on solutions for the problem.
“We hear about the numbers, but our focus has got to be on how to fix the problem instead of just being horrified by a problem,” she said.
To bring awareness to the growing problem, a variety of activities have been scheduled for April, which is designated as Child Abuse Awareness Month.
Those activities include: