September 24, 2016

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PODCAST: ABC’s of Safe Sleep

September is National Baby Safety Month. In this podcast, Kirk Schreiber, CTF Executive Director, discusses the steps to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) with Lori Behrens, Executive Director, SIDS Resources. They talk about the basic recommendations for providing a safe sleeping environment for infants and how to reduce the risk of SIDS. Through the ABC’s […]

September is National Baby Safety Month

September is National Baby Safety Month in which the Missouri Safe Sleep Coalition is focusing on Safe to Sleep practices for infants.  The Coalition has been convening over the last several months with the goal of increasing efforts of safe sleep awareness and education across the state. Coalition member agencies include the Children’s Trust Fund, Children’s Mercy […]

Prevention $ense September 9, 2016

CTF Board Awards Prevention Grants   The CTF Board of Directors recently approved  over $1.7 million in funding for State Fiscal Year 2017 to support 88 different organizations throughout Missouri for the prevention of child abuse and neglect and to strengthen families. The board invested additional dollars in public education and awareness campaigns bringing the total […]

CTF Board Awards Prevention Grants

$2 Million Invested in Missouri to Strengthen Families & Prevent Child Abuse & Neglect! The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board of Directors recently awarded over $1.7 million in funding for State Fiscal Year 2017 to support 88 different organizations throughout Missouri for the prevention of child abuse and neglect and to strengthen families.  The funds were awarded after a competitive grant and review process, […]

Hot, Cold or Otherwise…Never Leave Kids Alone in Cars!

Never Leave Kids Alone in Cars…Period! With extreme temperatures building across Missouri and much of the country,  the Children’s Trust Fund reminds everyone to never leave a child alone in a vehicle.  Missouri CTF’s ongoing Not Even For A Minute Campaign encourages parents and caregivers to NEVER leave children unattended in or around vehicles. Left alone in a vehicle for […]

Children’s Mental Health Week May 1 – 7

Children’s Mental Health Week is a critical time to bring awareness to the mental health needs of children and youth in Missouri.  Approximately 13–20 percent of children living in the United States experience a mental disorder in a given year.  Poor outcomes for these children can be prevented with early intervention and access to appropriate […]

CTF Board Member Honored

Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board member Nanci A. Bobrow, Ph.D., St. Louis, was honored by Nurses For Newborns (NFN) on April 17, 2016 at the 18th Annual A Night for Newborns Dinner Auction presented by World Wide Technology, Inc.  Dr. Bobrow is the 3rd recipient of the Champion for Families Award, a special award honoring those who dedicate […]

Governor Appoints Wiseman to CTF Board

The Children’s Trust Fund welcomes Derek J. Wiseman, St. Louis, to the CTF Board of Directors.  Wiseman was appointed by Governor Jay Nixon with the appointment confirmed by the Senate on April 14. Wiseman is an attorney with Husch Blackwell law firm in St. Louis and a graduate of Washington University School of Law. He is […]

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