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FACE IT and Child Abuse Prevention Month: The Role We All Play in Recognizing and Reporting Child Maltreatment

March 22, 2022

Host: Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Christina Howard, Child Abuse Pediatrician, University of Kentucky

KY Smiles Episode 9

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an important time to remember that everyone has a role to play in ensuring communities are safe and families are supported so kids can grow and thrive.  As we prepare for Child Abuse Prevention Month, Dr. Christina Howard discusses the statistics surrounding child maltreatment in Kentucky.  She explains the Face It Movement initiated by Kosair Charities and events that everyone can get involved in during Child Abuse Prevention Month.


Kentucky’s Child Protection Hotline: 1-877-KYSAFE1 (1-877-597-2331)

For more information:

Child Maltreatment Report

Face It Movement

Provider Toolkit

CONNECT Brochure

Child Abuse Prevention Month Resources

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