COPE24 has begun a movement to get all who live in the USA to understand the need to create healthier families. Our communities will go as our families go. Reaching all of our youth, through our schools systems, is proactive. Most students are not parents and thus we have the ability to enlighten them as to … Read the rest
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...
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".