The Power to Keep Children Safe
Brought to you by the Southwest Ohio Regional Prevention Council, this initiative offers the education and resources needed to help advance the mission of the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund, helping to prevent child abuse and neglect by empowering our community through the support of healthy families and safe children.Learn More
The Power to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
Exposure to child abuse and neglect can cause toxic stress that can disrupt early brain development and harm the nervous and immune systems.
There were 10,458 reports of child abuse or neglect and nearly 5,000 substantiated victims of child abuse or neglect in Southwest Ohio in 2016.
More than 1,750 children died in the U.S. from abuse and neglect in 2016.
1 in 4 children have experienced abuse or neglect at some point in their lives.
The Power to Build Healthy Families
Stable and supportive relationships and safe environments are essential to prevent child abuse and neglect. Learn more about how to create positive futures.
Be a Nurturing Caregiver
Children need to know that they are special, loved and capable of following their dreams.
When life is overwhelming, take a break and remember what's important before interacting with your child.
It can be upsetting and stressful to hear your baby cry for a prolonged period of time. Learn what to do if your baby won’t stop crying. Never shake a baby.
Monitor Media Usage
Violent films, TV shows, and videos can be harmful to young children.