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Job Posting: Therapist (Part Time)

The part-time therapist will provide therapy for children, in groups or individually, regarding the impact of child abuse, maltreatment, neglect, or other traumatic experiences.  The therapist will develop a trauma focused treatment plan and provide appropriate therapeutic interventions to reduce the effect of trauma on the child and caregivers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide individual…

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Job Posting: Development Director

The Child Center, Inc. is a nonprofit child advocacy center serving children and families in Northeast Missouri, and is headquartered in Wentzville, Missouri.  A comprehensive, coordinated approach is taken in response to allegations of child sexual and physical abuse occurring in the agency’s 14 county service area.  The primary goal of the agency is to…

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The Advocate Newsletter – May 2019

May 2019 Welcome to The Advocate Newsletter! This past April during our One with Courage Gala, our guest speakers shared the experience of their daughter’s abuse, of her amazing resilience, and her ability to continue to dance like no one was watching, I was reminded again of the importance of believing a child when they tell…

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Chariton Valley Provides Gift to Name the Hannibal MDT Observation Room

The Child Center, Inc. office located in Hannibal, Missouri is pleased to announce that Chariton Valley has provided the funding to name their MDT Observation Room. The Child Center, Inc. staff and members of the Multidisplinary Team (MDT), use this room to observe a child’s forensic interview when allegations of sexual or physical abuse have…

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The Child Center, Inc. Honors One with Courage Award Winners

The Child Center, Inc. honored their 2019 One with Courage Award winners at their annual One with Courage Gala held on April 27, 2019 at the St. Charles Convention Center. “We are so grateful to have such compassionate and dedicated champions for our agency,” said Sissy Swift, Executive Director, “Awardees are chosen based on their…

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The Child Center, Inc. Announces their 2019 Champion for Children Award Winners

The Child Center, Inc. honored two winners of its Champion for Children Award at the 14th Annual Midwest Justice for Children Conference. The award recognizes the efforts of individuals who have made exceptional contributions in promoting the health and well-being of children and families. The first Champion for Children Award went to Detective Russ McDermott…

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Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Child Abuse Victims

The Child Center, Inc. will host its annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Incline Village Golf Course located in Foristell, Missouri. Check-in will begin at 8:00 am with a shotgun start at 9:00 am. This event allows players and sponsors to engage with other local businesses and individuals to fund services that…

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The Advocate Newsletter – March 2019

March 2019 Welcome to The Advocate Newsletter! We are pleased to include our 2018 Annual Report in this issue. 2018 was a year of tremendous growth for The Child Center, Inc. More children shared their experience through a Forensic Interview than ever before receiving the healing, helping, and hope they deserve to overcome the trauma they…

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One with Courage Gala to Raise Funds for Children Victimized by Abuse

The Child Center, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides services to children victimized by abuse and neglect in Northeast Missouri will host its annual gala, Saturday, April 27, 2019, to raise much-needed funds to continue fighting child abuse. The 6th annual black-tie Gala will be themed around a Kentucky Derby garden party and guest are…

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Annual Conference Being Held to Address Child Sexual Abuse

The Child Center, Inc. and the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office will host the 14th annual Midwest Justice for Children Conference (MJCC) on April 10-12, 2019, with the pre-conference session on April 9, 2019 focusing on “Human and Sex Trafficking”. Thanks, in part, to a generous grant from the Missouri Children’s Justice Act Task…

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