Kempe Making a Tremendous Difference

Thanks to the work of thousands of individuals and organizations, including Kempe, the latest reports indicate a 40% reduction in child abuse and neglect nationally over the past two decades. While there have been tremendous advances to keeping children safe, there is still much more work to do. The information outlined in this report shows… MORE +

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 +

Golf

We invite you to sponsor and play in the 2017 Kempe Golf Tournament at Cherry Creek Country Club on Monday, August 14. Spend a fun day with friends, clients and co-workers on this Jack Nicklaus designed course, all while helping Kempe to fulfill its mission to eradicate child abuse and neglect. For information about sponsorship opportunities contact: Casey Carmichael, Director of… 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 +

Dinner

45th Anniversary Dinner Saturday, April 22 Seawell Grand Ballroom In 2017, The Kempe Center will celebrate 45 years as a Center of Excellence in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The 45th Anniversary Dinner will highlight the work of the Center, honor the legacy of Dr. Kempe, and inspire support for 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 +