Primary Prevention

The Impact of Kids on the Block – A Program Ambassador Report

Kids on the Block (KOB) by John F. Grace, CPA/ABV/CFF Board member March 27, 2019 I remember playing with hand puppets when I was a child. My little brother, Peter, who had Down syndrome, had a special relationship with Ernie, his Sesame Street puppet. They were inseparable. Peter talked to…...

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Owasso Public Schools Child Abuse & Neglect Training

It’s back to school time and The Parent Child Center’s Steve Hahn is out speaking at schools about Child Abuse & Neglect. Last week Steve spoke to Owasso Public Schools teachers and administrators about spotting possible signs of child abuse and neglect along with the process of reporting it. Here…...

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PCCT Collects 2047 Purple Caps!

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…...

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Back to School! A message for dads. . .

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…...

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Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome

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…...

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Postpartum Depression

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.…...

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Bonding and Attachment

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…...

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An Update on PCCT’s Never Shake A Baby Program

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…...

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Upcoming Front Porch Project Trainings

Gone are the days when everyone  gathered on the front porch and shared in the life of their community.  But the needs of children for a safe and nurturing place to grow-up have not changed.  The Front Porch Project® brings individuals and communities together to increase awareness about child safety…...

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Tulsa People: For Fathers by PCCT’s Steve Hahn

This column by The Parent Child Center’s Steve Hahn appears in the May 2012 Online Edition of Tulsa People The movie “Bully” depicts a sobering, even frightening, view of what some children are experiencing in school, some on a daily basis. The tragic reality of suffering that our children experience in school…...

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