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Join us for the 2016 Child Safety Initiative Conference, “Educate, Empower, Advocate.” TO REGISTER CLICK HERE This educational activity has been awarded 6.5 contact hours. (Nurses) 6.5 Social Work CEUs will be provided to licensed social workers. This program has also been approved for CHES continuing education credit. WHEN: FRIDAY, April 8, 2016  7:30 a.m. […]

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A group of social work students at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph have chosen Safe Haven for Newborns as their senior class project.  They organized a press conference that was held the morning of Tuesday, November 17 at the St. Joseph Fire Department, where they presented Fire Chief Mike Dalsing with Safe Haven signs […]

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Please help us to welcome Shannon Williams as the new Education and Health Promotion Coordinator for the Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative. Shannon is an experienced health educator and facilitator, having worked for the Johnson County government for fifteen years. She began in the Victim Assistance Unit of the District Attorney’s Office, transitioning to the […]

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September 24, 2015: The first of a series of free flu clinics was held today at Jack Reardon Convention Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Folks from all walks of life stopped by to take advantage of this great opportunity to get protected against influenza, a serious, sometimes even fatal, vaccine-preventable disease.  Media coverage was provided […]

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The Metro KC Youth Collaborative presented an educational program, “Sexual Predation and Cyber Bullying” Wednesday, September 23, 2015   9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Children’s Campus of Kansas City, 444 Minnesota Ave., KCKS 66101. L-R: Judith Westmoreland, JD, MOCSA; Sherilynn Chan, MS, Children’s Mercy Kansas City; The Honorable Genise Montecillo, MO House of Representatives. The statistics are […]

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Early pre-natal care is one of the most important keys to having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. However, not having insurance, whether Medicaid or private insurance, is a major hindrance to getting in to see a doctor. Paying out of pocket is just out of the question for many. Until recently, women had […]

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Safe Sleep Class Offered

admin News September 8, 2015

SAFE SLEEP CLASS Mother & Child Health Coalition is offering a free community class for families to learn the importance of safe sleep for their babies. Qualifying families will receive a free crib. When: Thursday, Sept. 17, 2:00 p.m. Where: Samuel U. Rodgers  825 Euclid Ave. Kansas City, MO 64124 To register, click the link: […]

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Lead Community Health Worker The Lead Community Health Worker is responsible for day-to-day coordination, management of and the provision of services for participants enrolled in the Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative. Community Health Worker The Community Health Worker is responsible for providing services, including case management, for participants enrolled in the Kansas City Healthy Start […]

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