Bootheel Essentials for Childhood Training Initiative
Counties Served: Dunklin, Stoddard, Pemiscot, New Madrid
The Dunklin County Caring Council, Inc. will use the Essentials for Childhood framework to work with stakeholders in four counties in southeast Missouri to develop strategies aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect. The Essentials for Childhood framework, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promotes the use of data to inform action and emphasizes the use of evidence based programs — https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childabuseandneglect/essentials.html.
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