UPDATE: As of 12/13/13 PCCT has collected 2,105 caps! The Parent Child Center has collected 2047 hats for our 2013 Click for Babies Campaign! The grassroots campaign called, CLICK for Babies: Period of PURPLE Crying Caps, invites knitters and crocheters across North America to make purple colored baby caps which will be delivered to families in November […]
Primary Prevention Programs & News
Shaken baby syndrome (SBS), also known as abusive head trauma (AHT), is the most dangerous and most common form of abuse in children under one. In an effort to spread awareness about normal infant crying, the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants, the Parent Child Center of Tulsa, is joining a […]
By Steven Hahn, M.S. – Program Manager: Community Education Services, The Parent Child Center of Tulsa Dads. . . There is nothing like that sweet time of year when our kids are hard-pressed to get those last few days of summer vacation in before school starts up again in August. As a parent, the countdown begins too – […]
Early infant crying, a parent’s tale: Every parent envisions the day when they bring their child home. We all read parenting books and attempt to prepare ourselves for the “life changing” event that is coming. However, no one explains how you are supposed to deal, cope, handle, adapt or even function when your child cries morning, noon […]
Having a baby is a wonderful, joyful experience. It can also be stressful, tiring and at times overwhelming. If you have feelings of sadness, irritability, crying jags, difficulty concentrating, and anxiety days after having a baby you are not alone. Many moms, anywhere from 20-80% experience “baby blues” (Goodman, S. H., & Brand, S. R. […]
Attachment is defined as the emotional bond between two people. It is the foundation and heart of healthy child development and lays the groundwork for future success in relationships. An attachment can be secure. Meaning that trust is established in the sense a child/infant knows that the parent/caregiver will be emotionally and physically available to […]
The Never Shake A Baby program at The Parent Child Center of Tulsa is now reaching over 650 mothers of newborn’s each month in local hospitals in Tulsa County while simultaneously educating hundreds of fathers, grandparents, and other caregivers present during program delivery. Research shows that implementing the Period of Purple Crying curriculum reduces the […]
Matthew Eber, with Parent Child Center in Tulsa, says there are multiple reasons why the that abuse happens. Read or watch the full story.
Be sure and pick up the August issue of TulsaKids Magazine featuring the article “Bringing Dow Bullies.” It features some of the staff here at PCCT and the work we are doing to stop bullying in Tulsa. You can read the article in the digital edition here.
Complimentary Faith Based Community Training FRIDAY, SEPT 14 AND FRIDAY, OCT 19 from 8:30am—2:00pm (Refreshments and lunch will be served) To be held at the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church 13th and South Boston, Tulsa The Front Porch Project® Training brings individuals and communities together to increase awareness about child abuse and neglect issues, acquire valuable intervention skills, and increase comfort […]