Congratulations to the 2017 Kempe Honor Award Winners

On Saturday, April 22, during Kempe Imagine – a signature dinner event honoring the 45-year history of Kempe and celebrating its vision for the future – Kempe was proud to recognize three individuals as the 2017 Kempe Honor Award winners. In honor of his 40-year career dedicated to keeping children and families safe, healthy and supported,… MORE +

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 +

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 prepares learners and leaders in child serving professions by designing,… MORE +