You can help strengthen families & prevent child abuse and neglect by proudly displaying the official Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) license plate on your vehicle…you know, the ones with the green handprints. Get yours today!
Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm & Programmatic Activities
Child abuse and neglect are complex problems rooted in unhealthy relationships and environments. Preventing child abuse and neglect requires a comprehensive approach that influences all levels of the social ecology (including the societal culture), community involvement, relationships among families and neighbors and individual behaviors. Effective prevention strategies focus on identifying policies, practice and societal norms to create safe, stable nurturing relationship and environments. Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) & Prevention.
Come Home to the Missouri State Fair
Come Home to the Missouri State Fair August 10-20, 2017 located at the Sedalia, MO fair grounds. While you’re there, check out the Family Fun Center! Need to feed your baby? Or need to change your baby’s diaper? Maybe you and the kids just need somewhere to rest and cool off. If so, the Family Fun Center is the place for you. Plus there are lots of fun kid stuff to do…all sponsored by the Missouri Children’s Trust Fund.
Safe Kids Missouri
Follow these top tips to keep your kids safe this summer:
- Watch kids when they are in or around water, without being distracted.
- Keep young children within arm’s reach of an adult.
- Make sure older children swim with a partner every time.