Advocacy

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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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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Rex Finds His ROAR!, the book is available on Amazon!

Rex Finds His ROAR! This book is the perfect tool for parents and caregivers to read with their children and begin a conversation about how to be safe in some tough situations. Through the eyes of a cool lion named Rex, your child will learn the Rules of ROARing: R, Remember, privates are private O, …

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