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Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention Conference

Hurry, hurry!!! Don’t miss out! This year’s CTF Conference on Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention is going to be a good one. There’s still time to register for the conference March 23 & 24, 2017 Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City, but you will need to register soon. This year’s conference will focus on resilience, engaging parent leaders, building protective factors, and much, much more!

Conference headliners include:

  • Suzanne Greenberg, President & CEO of Child Abuse & Neglect Council of Saginaw County Michigan;
  • David Schramm, Ph.D., Family Life Specialist & Assistant Professor at Utah State University, Logan, Utah;
  • D.J. ‘Eagle Bear’ Vanas, Motivational Storyteller & Leadership Expert, Colorado Springs, Colorado;
  • Carolyn Abdullah, FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community Based Child Abuse Prevention, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Registration is only $95 per person for the entire event (includes meals & snacks) with up to 9 training hours available. A great deal for the price so  you won’t want to miss this one!
View or download 2017 conference program and visit our conference webpage.

We hope to see you there to help us “kickoff” Child Abuse Prevention Month!

Go Blue Day Walk

Friday, April 7 is Go Blue Day!  Please join CTF for its 2nd annual 1.1 mile Go Blue Wellness Walk from the Harry S Truman Building, around the Capitol & throughdowntown Jefferson City.  Please register here and come join us between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for a fun-filled event.  Remember to wear your blue in support of Missouri’s kids and keeping them safe.




You Are Invited – 2017 Pinwheels for Prevention

Missouri KidsFirst will hold their 8th Annual Pinwheels for Prevention Community Pinwheel Garden at the Missouri State Capitol on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 12 p.m.  At the ceremony, Missouri KidsFirst will present the Standing with Children Award honoring those who have stood up to protect Missouri’s children.  The event is free.  Download & share the 2017 Pinwheels for Prevention flier and please visit Missouri KidsFirst website for more information.