Kempe Creates New Behavioral Health Policy Position to Bolster Advocacy for Mental Health Needs of Child Abuse and Neglect Victims

Research shows 48 percent of child abuse and neglect victims need behavioral health treatment, yet only 25 percent of children in the child welfare system that need behavioral health services receive them. To address this public health crisis, Kempe, a leader in child abuse prevention and treatment, is ramping up advocacy efforts by appointing Dr…. MORE +

An adopted family’s love for shaken baby victim

An Aurora mother wanted to share the story of her adopted son, because she wants others to know the consequences of shaken baby syndrome… Dr. Denise Abdoo with the Child Protection Team at Children’s Hospital Colorado and The Kempe Center shares her expertise and information about the Kohl’s Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Campaign. Watch the… MORE +

Education

Kempe believes education is at the core of any successful prevention or treatment program. Over the years, Kempe’s child abuse experts have been leading the way to educate parents and caregivers, child welfare professionals, mandatory reporters, medical professionals and communities about child abuse and neglect. Kempe currently works alongside the Colorado Department of Human Services to… MORE +