Month: August 2018

The CARE Center is accredited by the Nation Children’s Alliance

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. (June 13, 2017) – National Children’s Alliance awarded The CARE Center (Child Abuse Response & Evaluation) Inc. re-accreditation following an extensive application and site review process. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with National Children’s Alliance as it denotes excellence in servicing children and families who have suffered abuse. As the …

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Keeping Your Children Safe

Did you know that most child victims suffer abuse at the hands of someone they know, love, and trust? Someone that YOU know, love, and trust? We teach our kids not to talk to strangers, but how do we teach them to be safe around the people they know? The first steps to preventing abuse …

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What Happens When I Make a Report?

After making a report through the Child Abuse Hotline the following steps will be taken: A Department of Human Services (DHS) supervisor screens the report of child abuse to determine whether the allegation meets the statutory definition of abuse and neglect and whether the report falls within DHS responsibility. DHS is mandated to investigate substantiated …

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Recognizing & Reporting Abuse

Child abuse is an act that endangers or impairs a child’s physical, mental or emotional health and development. Child abuse may take the form of physical or emotional injury, sexual abuse, sexual exploration, physical neglect, medical neglect, or inadequate supervision. Child victims are often abuse by someone they know or by someone is a position …

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CARE Center responds to recent infant death

http://okcfox.com/news/local/child-advocates-abuse-levels-too-high-in-the-state https://www.google.com/amp/kfor.com/2018/02/09/toddlers-death-ruled-as-homicide-police-say/amp/

Get Your CARE Center T-shirt!

Get your t-shirt today! Show your support for The CARE Center when you wear your extra soft #EndChildAbuse T-shirt. ADULT and YOUTH sizes available. $15 each plus $5 if you’d like us to ship it to you. Contact Camden at camden@carecenter-okc.org or 405.236.2100 for yours today!  

Child abuse expert, Stacy McNeiland, responds to neglect case in Lincoln County

https://kfor.com/2018/07/20/homeschool-group-pushes-for-stronger-laws-after-child-abuse-case/ The bystander who reported suspected child abuse and neglect to DHS truly saved this boy’s life. The CARE Center offers a FREE training for adults called Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect that teaches anyone who works with children the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of child abuse as well as how to …

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