As the year ends, we reflect on donors, staff, volunteers, and community partners who have made a difference in preventing child maltreatment and strengthening families throughout Kentucky in 2018.
Our top 10 moments of impact in 2018!
10. Serving on the Face It! Movement Policy Team which worked with Rep. David Meade and Rep. Joni Jenkins to ensure the passage of HB1 in the 2018 General Assembly.
9. Hosting five regional PCAK Partners in Prevention Meetings across the state, attracting more than 125 individuals; with 231 partners currently working with us.
8. Continuing our outstanding partnership with the Kappa Delta sororities. These young ladies have a commitment to prevention that belies their young years!
7. Focusing on resilience! Thirteen educational opportunities occurred in 2018, educating adults working with families and children on how traumatic experiences in childhood negatively impact the well-being of children from birth into adulthood.
6. Obtaining participation from each of KY’s 120 counties in our Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts (thanks to WellCare Health Plans for their support through community mini-grants).
5. During FY 2018, 15,361 incidents of service were provided through our 16 parent education programs. Parents demonstrated significant positive changes in all five areas of parenting and child rearing behaviors assessed in these programs.
4. Providing 142 trainings and presentations to 3,389 people.
3. Securing funding from the Child Victim’s Trust Fund to develop and distribute a series of public service announcements and educational videos.
2. Offering the 21st annual Kids Are Worth It! Conference with 600+attendees from 78 counties.
1. Securing funding from WellCare Health Plans to provide a video to be shown to parents on Safe Sleep and Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma, prior to hospital discharge.
Your gift makes a difference! Help us continue our work.
A gift of $100 funds two weeks of service for Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky's 1-800-CHILDREN helpline. 1-800-CHILDREN is a statewide helpline offering a lifeline of support, encouragement and information regarding resources in local communities.
A gift of $50 provides 200 new parents with educational information on dealing with a crying baby, which is a contributing factor in cases of shaken baby syndrome (pediatric abusive head trauma).
A gift of $25 will give 70 caregivers tips and resources to lessen the risk of child sexual abuse when picking a caregiver such as a baby sitter, after school activity or summer camp.
Thank you for making our mission of preventing child maltreatment one of your priorities. We know there is so much more we can do to prevent the kinds of tragedies that change lives forever, and we couldn't do our work without supporters like you.