Advocacy

LGBTQIA+ Youth & Parent Resources

This blog post serves as a resource for LGBTQIA+ youth and parents. In this blog post you’ll find terminology and definitions as well as local (Oklahoma City) and national resources.

Pool & Water Safety

It’s always the right time to brush up on how to childproof your pool, maintain a safe swimming environment and ward off tragic accidents.

Furniture Tip-Overs: Myths vs. Facts & How to Prevent Accidents

Preventable injuries are the number one cause of child death in the U.S. One of these threats is furniture tip-over. Read this article to learn myths vs. facts of furniture tip-over and ways to prevent accidents like this from occurring in your house.

All Ages Served Thanks to YWCA, CARE Center & Community Partners

Read more about our work with YWCA and our other community partnerships at this link.

How to Help Children Communicate Their Feelings

This blog shows adults how they can use age-appropriate ways to help children communicate their feelings.

Kids First Flyers

These flyers describing signs of child abuse and where to report are resources for all adults, schools, and essential workers. Reporting child abuse and neglect is everyone’s responsibility.

Helping Your Child Heal Booklet

View and download the ‘Helping Your Child Heal’ PDF to learn more about advocacy and how you can support your child.

Faces of Bravery Brochure

View and download the ‘Faces of Bravery’ PDF for more information about The CARE Center’s services.

Child Advocacy Group: Child Abuse Incidents Likely to Increase During Pandemic (KFOR)

Child abuse is an epidemic, but the coronavirus pandemic will exasperate that crisis. This blog post is an article from KFOR highlighting The CARE Center’s concerns that child abuse incidents will increase due to COVID-19. Read more at the link.

How to Help Children Practice Mindfulness

Even young children can begin to practice mindfulness, which calms down the nervous system and helps the child feel more centered and secure. The blog post includes various mindfulness activities that can be used with young children. Click the link to continue reading.