Each year there are over one million confirmed cases of child maltreatment in the United States and thousands of reported and confirmed cases in Missouri. Last year Child Advocacy Centers in Missouri … [Read more...]
Missouri KidsFirst became officially chartered as the Missouri chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America in December 2010. As the Prevent Child Abuse Missouri Chapter, Missouri KidsFirst works to provide … [Read More...]
Thursday, April 17th, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., St. Louis, Missouri. Please join us for the Inaugural presentation of the Missouri KidsFirst Standing with Children Award. Honoring U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, State Representative Sue Allen and State Representative Marsha Haefner. Please join Missouri KidsFirst in honoring legislators that have stood up to protect Missouri’s children. Platinum… [Continue Reading]
Pinwheels for Prevention is a national and local public awareness campaign that puts a new spin on prevention. The campaign uses community activities and public policies to prioritize prevention right from the start, making sure child abuse and neglect never occur. ALL ADULTS are responsible for the safety and well-being of Missouri’s children. You can… [Continue Reading]
The Senate Law Enforcement Caucus and the House Victims’ Rights Caucus will hold a joint congressional staff briefing to briefly discuss CACs/MDTs and the Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013. The briefing, today, Thursday Feb. 27th at 3pm EST in SVC 212-10, is aimed at providing Members and staff an opportunity to… [Continue Reading]
Pinwheels for Prevention™” is a national and local public awareness campaign that puts a new spin on prevention. The campaign uses community activities and public policies to prioritize prevention right from the start, making sure child abuse and neglect never occur. Pinwheels for Prevention Toolkit
New guidelines, The Evaluation of Children in the Primary Care Setting When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected, regarding child sexual abuse were issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in July 2013. The guidelines provide recommendations such as how to talk to parents, how to interview children, what to include in the medical record, what… [Continue Reading]
Darkness to Light (D2L) has released the updated version of Stewards of Children. In addition, D2L has created two documents supporting the information in Stewards 2.0. Estimating a Child Sexual Abuse Prevalence Rate for Practitioners: A Review of Child Sexual Abuse Prevalence Studies and Prevalence and Consequences of Child Sexual Abuse Compared with Other Adverse… [Continue Reading]
Missouri KidsFirst and the Child Protection Center will be hosting an Authorized Facilitator training for the Stewards of Children: Adults Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse Training Curriculum. Date: September 20, 2013 Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The Longfellow House/ Ronald McDonald House 2502 Cherry Street Kansas City, MO 64108 Cost: $350 REGISTER
It is with great disappointment and heavy hearts that Missouri KidsFirst is canceling the Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony for tomorrow, April 17, 2013. This decision was not an easy one to make. Missouri KidsFirst feels that for the safety and well being of all participants and volunteers that we must take this step to cancel… [Continue Reading]
Communities statewide recognize that we all play a role in healthy child development and the prevention of child abuse and neglect. During April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, 28 communities are being recognized for their exemplary leadership in accepting the responsibility of child abuse prevention and taking steps to protect children in their communities. The 2013… [Continue Reading]
The 2014 Child Abuse Prevention T-shirt is ready! Order yours today!
Adult sizes: small, medium, large, x-large, 2x-large, 3x-large, 4x-large and 5x-large available now.
Youth sizes may be ordered … [Read More...]