Child Abuse Awareness Month Activities

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Newsletter   |   Apr 08, 2019

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Below is a list of events CKCAC will be doing all month long across the Lincoln Trail Area.

Marion County – Child Abuse Awareness Walk with Head Start at Centre Square, Lebanon. April 13 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. There will be a petting zoo for families, a resource fair, giveaways, face painting and much more!

Marion/Washington – We have started a Build A Bed Program in Marion and Washington Counties in honor of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month. We are in the very early stages of this program as we expect the production of beds to begin April 8.

Washington County – Cradle School with Washington County Family Resource Centers on April 26. I will be passing out information and discussing with parents how they can prevent child abuse and neglect.

Nelson – High School Kick Ball Showdown with Violence Prevention Group on April 22. We will have a resource table at this event and will also have time during the event to discuss the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Larue – Caterpillar Corner Day Care, Parental Skills Development Class. We will be passing out information as well as resources to the parents that attend this class.

Grayson – Baby Bucket Laugh and Learn with Grayson County Family Resource Center. The event will be held at the Grayson County Extension office on April 12 at 9 a.m. CT.

Hardin – Poverty Simulation with Hardin County Task Force Development. The Poverty Simulation will be held April 11 at the Pritchard Community Center. The simulation is designed to take participants through a series of tasks that are similar to what individuals living in poverty experience in their daily lives.

Meade – The Thaw & Crawl 5K will be held April 19 at 6:30 p.m. We will have a resource table at this event to pass out materials and information that raise the awareness and the prevention of abuse and neglect.

Breckinridge – We will have a resource table set up in the Breckinridge County Library. The table will contain free information and resources that raise the awareness and prevention of abuse and neglect.