The Children’s Place is a unique and valuable resource within our community, committed to identifying and disseminating the most recent information available about child abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas to others who share our mission and passion. By sharing resources and raising awareness, The Children’s Place hopes to ensure that every young child experiencing trauma finds a knowledgeable and loving adult to ease their pain and promote their healing.
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Resources for Parents and Caregivers
For information on child trauma, child abuse/neglect and their impact.
www.childtrauma.org (for information on child trauma, its impact on development and the work of Dr. Bruce Perry)
www.nctsn.org (National Child Traumatic Stress Network website has information on trauma, research, printable handouts, etc)
www.childwelfare.gov (Child Welfare Information Gateway provides information on the latest information related to abuse/neglect)
www.dontshake.com (National Shaken Baby Center)
Resources for Professionals
For information on interventions in working with children.
Kauffman Best Practices Report
Brain Gym (or educational kinesiology)
Local and state resources
Missouri Children’s Division
Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association
Child Protection Center