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Family: It’s Complicated

2018-12-10T20:21:56+00:00October 18th, 2018|

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

2018-03-14T16:25:38+00:00March 13th, 2018|

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 these […]

ACTE Career Tech VISIONS Conference – Nashville TN

2018-01-30T21:03:01+00:00December 8th, 2017|

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.”

New Professional Development Workshops

2018-01-30T21:03:57+00:00August 14th, 2017|

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…

Tenth Judicial Circuit/Presiding Judge Rachel Bringer Shepard

2018-01-30T21:04:08+00:00June 29th, 2017|

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”.

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