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. The Missouri Network of Child Advocacy … [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...]
Join supporters of Missouri KidsFirst for a Holiday Reception. Orr Street Studios 106 Orr St, Columbia, MO 65201 Thursday, December 3, 2015 – 5 pm to 7:30 pm Every year, Missouri KidsFirst works to create a state that is known for its efforts to prioritize and protect children. Our mission: Empowering adults to protect children […]
We are very proud to share our 2014 accomplishments. Our work is inspired by the children of Missouri and the amazing professionals who work every day to protect them. Thank you for being a part of Missouri’s child welfare team. Click here to read our 2014 Annual Report .
Please join us for the free SAFE-CARE training, Understanding the Traumatized Child; from Brain to Behavior with Dr. Lisa Spector, Child Abuse Pediatrician at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Dr. Spector will review the typical fight, flight, freeze response that happens when children are exposed to trauma. She will discuss how repeated exposure to trauma changes brain […]
ENTER OUR RAFFLE TODAY — Enter Raffle Now — Expires on September 25th at Noon! Missouri KidsFirst has some exciting news… we are launching a special raffle and the grand prize is 4 TICKETS to the MIZZOU Homecoming football game on October 10, 2015! (Missouri Tigers Vs. Florida Gators) at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, MO. Your donation will […]
Prevent Child Abuse America wrote Healthy Sexuality, a National Dialogue and Josh Dugger. Healthy Sexuality, a National Dialogue and Josh Duggar CHICAGO, IL, May 29, 2015, As the details around the Josh Duggar story continue to make their way into the forum of public opinion, we would like to ask people to take a step back and […]
The Alliance of Southwest Missouri is hosting training to become an authorized facilitator of Stewards of Children, a nationally acclaimed child sexual abuse prevention training program. Training Date: August 12, 2015 Location: The Alliance of Southwest Missouri 1027 S Main St Lower Level suite 7 Joplin, MO 64801 Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm To REGISTER: Go […]
June 15th, 2015: 12:00-1:00 pm: Video vs. Photo Documentation in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse. Please register now to attend this 1 hour online presentation on the pros and cons of video vs. photo documentation in cases of child sexual abuse. This training will be conducted by Dr. Emily Killough, child abuse pediatrician fellow at Children’s […]
Learn how you can prevent Child Sexual Abuse through 5 Steps, 1) Learn the Facts, 2) Minimize Opportunity, 3) Talk About It, 4) Recognize the Signs, and 5) React Responsibility. Please Share the 5 Steps to Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Flyer with your community.
SAFE-CARE Case Review Webinar Friday, May 15, 2015: 12:00-1:00 pm Registration is now open for the May 15 SAFE-CARE Case Review. Participation in this 1 hour case review webinar will complete 1 hour of the total 6 hours of annual update training required of all SAFE-CARE providers. Cara Christanell, MSN, RN, CPNP from Cardinal […]