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Every adult has a role to play.

Social distancing, while necessary to keep children and families safe from the deadly pandemic, is a perfect storm for child abuse to go unreported. 

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Know the facts to protect children

All adults are responsible to keep kids safe

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Interview with Dr. Jamie S. Kondis-Video


Schools role in reporting child abuse and neglect

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Back to School Newsletter
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Additional Resources


Child safety when child care options are limited

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Child Care Aware
Crisis Care Help for Families


Role of essential workers in reporting child abuse and neglect

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Trauma associated with responding to child abuse

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Helplines


Protecting children online during social distancing

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MO Internet Crimes Against Children- Video


COVID-19 Resources

Links to all state resources related to COVID-19.

Find your local public health agency and any local guidelines here.

Learn about protecting children from harm and increasing the chances they adapt positively to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tips and resources to support students who are homeless or with experience in foster care during the COVID-19 crisis.

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KidsFirst is an accredited chapter of the National Children’s Alliance and the Missouri Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. For more information, visit  www.missourikidsfirst.org

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