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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Survivor Stories

Hear from survivors how The CARE Center played a role in their healing journey.

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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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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