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March 2019

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention month. To bring about awareness of this very important issue, you should see an abundance of blue across the state of Missouri. We want you to be a part of it, so for the month of April, show your blue! The pinwheel is the national symbol for child abuse prevention and we will be planting a garden of them in a few select locations. These pinwheels represent hope, health, and happiness, the very essence of childhood. If you would like to order pinwheels to plant your own garden, let us know. We appreciate your support! 

Download Pinwheel Order Form

The official #GoBlue date for 2019 has been set for April 5. If you ordered a one of our t-shirts, you are bluing double duty in the Awareness Department and we love that you are! Bringing prevention to the forefront is one small thing YOU can easily do when it comes to keeping kids safe. Thank you for being a part of the CAC movement.

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Basics of Multi-Disciplinary Teams: Effectively Using Resources to Help Child Victims

When it comes to your MDT, is your team where it should be on cases of child abuse?  Would you like to see if there is more to be done to improve case outcomes?  Plan to attend this training May 29, 2019, in Trenton, MO, at the North Central Missouri Mental Health Center.

This training is free of charge to Prosecutors, Prosecution Office Personnel, Law Enforcement, Victim Advocates, Children’s Division, Adult Protective Services, Juvenile Office Staff, Probation & Parole, Health Professionals and Children’s Advocacy Center Staff. Other Similar Allied Professionals must obtain prior approval for attendance from Conference Organizers.

This training is certified for 8 hours of CLE, POST and 210 credit.

Click below to view the training Agenda.

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To register for the training please copy & paste this link into your browser:

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=q5eaeneab&oeidk=a07eg56uj87848a3c22

 

Questions?

Erin Lueker

erin.lueker@prosecutors.mo.gov

(573) 418-4977


Serving All of Missouri

Child Protection Center

3101 Broadway, Ste. 750

Kansas City, MO  64111

816-778-8000

 

Child Safe of Central Missouri, Inc.

102 E. 10th Street

Sedalia, MO  65301

660-829-3434

 

Children's Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri

106 N. Mill Street

Festus, MO  63028

636-586-1806

 

Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis 

University of Missouri, St. Louis 

One University Blvd 

St. Louis, MO  63121 

314-535-4080

 

Children's Center of Southwest Missouri

1029 E. 7th Street

Joplin, MO  64804

417-623-2292

 

Great Circle

2701 Holly Trail

Poplar Bluff, MO  63901

573-785-0544

 

Kids Harbor

5717 Chapel Drive

Osage Beach, MO  65065

573-348-6886

 

Lakes Area Child Advocacy Center

PO Box 2287

Branson West, MO 65737

417-272-8410

 

North Central Missouri Children's Advocacy Center

906 Main Street

Trenton, MO  64683

660-359-2874

 

Rainbow House Regional Child Advocacy Center 

1611 Towne Drive

Columbia, MO  65202

573-474-6600

 

Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence

1359 N. Mt. Auburn Road

Cape Girardeau, MO  63703

573-332-1900

 

Synergy Services, Inc.

2001 NE Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO  64116

816-505-4867

 

The Child Advocacy Center

1033 E. Walnut Street

Springfield, MO  65806

417-831-2327

 

The Child Center

989 Heritage Parkway

Wentzville, MO  63385

636-332-0899

 

Voices of Courage 

1807 North Woodbine, Ste. E 

St. Joseph, MO  64506

816-232-1744


Crack-down on Sexual Misconduct By Teachers

House Bill 739 will ensure that teachers who have a record of sexual misconduct will not be dismissed from one school only to end up employed at another.  This is commonly known as "pass the trash" and puts Missouri children at risk.  Those that seek to harm children put themselves where the children are.  This Bill is sponsored by Rep. Rocky Miller, R-Lake Ozark.  It has the support of Missouri KidsFirst, representing all Child Advocacy Centers in Missouri.  Read the full article here:  No More Passing the Trash