February 14, 2016

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Annual Report Highlights Work of CTF

The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015 highlights CTF’s prevention activities, grants and public education campaigns from July 2014 through June 2015.  During that time, CTF awarded over $2.55 million in prevention funding to support 90 community-based programs providing home visitation, safe crib/safe sleep, crisis nursery, mentoring, parent education, sexual abuse prevention, […]

Prevention $ense February 8, 2016

Make Your Mark Against Child Abuse A child’s experiences have a direct link to their health and well-being in adulthood. Investing in children early in their life is key to helping them have a successful future.  A gift through Missouri’s Tax Check-off Program makes a BIG difference in the life of a child at risk […]

Check Off Child Abuse in Missouri

There are many ways Missourians help children each and every day. One quick and easy way is to make a charitable donation on your Missouri tax form to the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF).  A child’s experiences have a direct link to their health and well-being in adulthood. Investing in children early in their life is […]

Prevention $ense February 1, 2016

Child Maltreatment Report Released The Children’s Bureau, Office of the Administration for Children and Families just released its latest annual report on child abuse and neglect. Child Maltreatment 2014 is the 25th edition of the report which includes national and state level data about investigations and assessments, perpetrators of maltreatment, and prevention and post investigation […]

Beechner-McCarthy Joins CTF Board

The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) welcomes Amy Beechner-McCarthy of Rolla to the CTF Board of Directors. She has been actively serving on the CTF Board since being appointed by Governor Nixon in July 2015.  Her appointment was confirmed by the Missouri Senate in a hearing on January 13, 2016 and by the full Senate on […]

Child Abuse, Neglect Data Released

HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released the 25th edition of the Child Maltreatment Report, which analyzes data collected by state child protective services (CPS) agencies.  The report shows an increase from Fiscal Year 2013 to Fiscal Year 2014 in four key metrics:  referrals to CPS agencies (3.7 percent); referrals screened-in (2.3 percent); children […]

Prevention $ense January 22, 2016

CTF Grant Funds Available CTF released its General Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Grant Application last Friday, January 15, 2016.  An informational meeting regarding the application will be held this Friday, January 22, 2016 10am – 12 noon, Truman State Office Building, Room 850 in Jefferson City.  Read more. ________________________________   CFRP Latest Annual Report […]

CFRP Annual Report: Preventing Child Deaths in Missouri

The Missouri Child Fatality Review Program’s (CFRP) 2014 Annual Report – Preventing Child Deaths in Missouri is now available. The report provides a statistical breakdown of child injuries and deaths both accidental and non-accidental by county and statewide.  It also contains helpful recommendations for keeping children safe and reducing the chances for injuries and/or fatalities from occurring.  Issued […]

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