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 state has experienced at least one ACE, and more than 20 percent have had at least two. The founder and executive director of St. Louis based COPE-24, Rene Howitt, explains [...]
Rene Howitt spoke on "Talk of the Town" on radio New Country 92.3 FM. Listen to the interview here.
The nation’s opioid crisis has motivated COPE24 to greatly reduce the price of "Parenting Under the Influence". Our wish is that every student in the USA would be able to view the content. Therefore we are making this affordable to all school districts, hospitals, law enforcement offices, churches and any other advocacy organizations working with our youth. Purchase now for [...]
Many thanks to the ACTE Career Tech for allowing Rene to present at their VISIONS Conference in Nashville, TN on December 8, 2017. The conference was well organized and attended. Many were enlightened for the first time about the affect of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) on their students."
50/50 raffle winner is Matt Williams. Matt deserved a big win this year as he has had a tough year and has proven to be a survivor. Winners Choice winner is Cathy Collmeyer. Cathy chose the 3000.00 pay out and then immediately donated it back to COPE24. Congratulations to our winners. We couldn't be happier.
We are currently offering a workshop which subject ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences). Our childhood experiences, both good and bad, have shaped how we view ourselves, others and the world. The knowledge gained from the renowned ACE Study has moved conversation regarding adults and children from “What is wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?” Find out more here...
Thanks for the opportunity to present at this awesome conference. Many attended this workshop and all were enthusiastic about the information provided. All teachers need this information.
7/16/2017 - Training and presentation provided by Rene to the GALs (lawyers representing children) and CASA advocates on the social impact of ACEs (Adverse CHildhood Experiences) and how this is affecting the physical and mental health of our nation. Titled "Making Parenting Education a Priority".
The Telly Awards has named COPE24 as a Bronze (second place) winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Parenting Under the Influence." With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and [...]
ST. LOUIS - Lodging Hospitality Management has announced St. Louis Based PGAV Destinations will design the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station. "We like to think outside the box, dream big and bring our clients' hopes and dreams into reality," said PGAV Destinations' lead aquarium designer Emily Howard, vice president. "The aquarium will be something unique to our city and [...]