Basic Safety Rules To Teach Your Children

Here are some basic safety rules to implement at home and beyond to help keep your children safe in everyday situations.

Teaching Kids Body Safety

View Article in Metro Family Magazine In Oklahoma County, one in three girls and one in five boys will be victims of sexual assault by age 18, according to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. “We teach our kids how to call 911 if there is an emergency, how to safely get out of a …

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Talking to Children About Traumatic Events

Trauma Causes Stress Natural disasters, man-made crises such as car or plane accidents, or violent episodes like shootings or bombings happen all too often these days. Traumatic events can have profound effects not only on those who have been directly involved and influenced but also on people close to those people and to witnesses. Effects …

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