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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

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Family: It’s Complicated

The health of our families is the health of our nation. From the first book of the Bible to the latest news headline, every household has its own generational story of how they interacted, reacted, and treated one another.

FOX 2 in the Morning

ST. LOUIS, MO — Abuse and other "Adverse Childhood Experiences" are on the rise in the United States. According to a national survey nearly 40 percent of children in every [...]

Rene Howitt, author of the DVD and COPE24 founder, was a presenter at GATFACS in January of 2012 leading the session entitled “Better Parenting Skills: Reducing Child Abuse Through Youth… Our Future Parents.” I was privileged to have Ms. Howitt in my classroom for a day prior to the conference. She shared personal stories, clips from the Parenting Skills Program, and listened to concerns voiced by my students. The Parenting Skills Program includes two scenarios, a positive and a negative, concerning several areas of potential conflict for parents. Areas include Crying Baby, Co-Sleeping/Bed Sharing, Bedtime, Tantrum, Potty Training, Negative Parenting, Homework, Dress/Clothing, Report Card, and Sexual Abuse. These informative clips have prompted in-depth discussion with and among my students.

— Bonnie Pritcher, ECE/FCCLA, Effingham County High School

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