Mission: To significantly reduce incidences of child abuse and neglect
Methodology: Educating all youth on the stresses and responsibility of parenting.
Let’s Stop the Cycle of Child Abuse With Education That Makes an Impact
COPE24 has put together, with input from the Missouri Department of Education, a 2-week Parenting Skills Program to be presented in classrooms around the nation. Click Here to see clips of each video.
How COPE24 Impacts
Take a glimpse into how Rene Howitt, founder of COPE24, reaches out to students in communities around the Country, educating them on the stress and responsibility of being a parent to an infant, a toddler, young child and a teen.It is the belief of this organization that very little time is devoted to preparing young adults for what to expect when bringing home a baby and rearing a child. Educating and preparing our youth for parenting will strengthen the American family. Healthier families, void of abuse and neglect, will produce healthier teens and adults; and thereby reduce the cycle of abuse, which will have a major impact on mental health, crime, homelessness, school violence, and prison over population, early release programs and almost every social issue we face as a society.
Encouraging our school administrators to guide all students to courses like parenting, child-development, or family living is a critical piece to solving the above mentioned social issues.