News from Family Nurturing Center

Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training

The Nurturing Parenting Programs are proven, evidenced-based, family focused programs recognized for effectiveness in preventing and treating child abuse and neglect. NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS for Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Trainings:

  • March 13-15:  Washington Court House, OH
  • April 3-5: Dayton, OH
  • April 12-14: Corbin, KY
Conducted by Carol Lapin, MSSW 
National Trainer/Consultant of Nurturing Parenting Programs

Red Flag Videos - 15 seconds to learn how to stop abuse

Child sexual abuse is a public health problem with far reaching implications.  One out of every 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Did you know that 90% of children who are sexually abused are done so by someone they know or trust?  

Learn the Red Flags that many adults miss when a perpetrator is grooming a child for sexual abuse.

Blue Ribbon Campaign April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

There is no excuse for child abuse.  More than just a slogan, this must be a call to action for everyone to be a part of the change.

You can be part of the change to end child abuse. 



What is Trauma Informed Care?

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Trauma Informed Care is a treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. All Family Nurturing Center employees including clinical, administrative and support are required to be trained on Trauma Informed Care.

Nurturing Hope, Nurturing Lives: Stories of Hurt and Healing

Generously created by the Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati as told by the talented actors from Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, we are able to create and share this video of just a few of our client stories.  Family Nurturing Center is grateful to those whose stories were told.  In sharing their pain, they help to heal not only themselves, but also our community.

Be a part of the CHANGE to end the cycle of child abuse

At Family Nurturing Center, we tackle change in all of its forms, and we do so intentionally to change lives. When we change the conversation, when we change the silence, we can change the culture; we can change the statistics. Please view our brief agency video. You too can be a part of the change.

Holiday Wish List

As the holiday giving season approaches, many individuals, businesses and faith groups ask how they can support our mission to end the cycle of child abuse. Here's how. Thank you!

Cincinnati Gives Challenge

They need a hero!

Join us in providing help and healing to children impacted by abuse and neglect.

Each year more than three million children are reported as abused or neglected in our country.  Countless more suffer in silence.  Family Nurturing Center works to prevent child abuse, and heal children, adults and families from the trauma that can last a lifetime

Fall Newsletter 2016 - A Second Spring

At Family Nurturing Center, we’re turning hurting into healing every day. We’re pulling back the darkness to find the light.  Pushing through pain and finding the potential.  Seeing the flower in every leaf. 

Our fall newsletter is full of beautiful examples.  From stories of hope and healing to new programs and developments to examples of community generosity that support our work, we’re creating a tapestry for the fall, for our families, for the future. 

Be a HERO for children

DBL Law invites you to a private reception with Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear as he recognizes Family Nurturing Center through the Kentucky Child Victims' Trust Fund.  Learn how you can protect children form all forms of abuse and neglect.

Tuesday, October 25th from 4:30 - 6:00 pm

S.O.A.R. Starting New Groups

S.O.A.R. groups starting September 19th for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse victimization. This is a free program with groups running for 12 weeks.  An Intake is required before attending any group.

Blue Ribbon Bash

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Blue Ribbon Bash at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Cincinnati.  

While the name may have changed, it was still a Party with a Purpose - child abuse prevention.  CHECK OUT THESE PHOTOS OF SOME GREAT GUESTS!

Father's Day - Celebrate a caring man in your life

Dad, Father, Pops, Pap ... The name doesn’t matter nearly as much as the meaning behind it.  Let Family Nurturing Center help you show your love and appreciation for that special father figure in your life.  

Father's Day is June 19th.

Newsletter Spring 2016

Please take a moment to enjoy our Spring 2016 Newsletter.  In this issue you can read about our Visitation Program, see photos and highlights of events and activities that you can participate in for April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and get the early details about our Blue Ribbon Bash.

Download Spring 2016 Newsletter

2014-15 Annual Report

We're pleased to provide you with our 2014-15 annual report, a summary of our services, statistics, supporters and stewardship in our work to end the cycle of child abuse.

Celebrity Parenting Tips

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Being a parent is never easy and at Family Nurturing Center, we provide Nurturing Parenting programs for parents to help them build healthy families.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we want to take this time to celebrate positive parenting by providing you with extra support and encouragement.  Check out our Celebrity Parenting Tips from NKY and Greater Cincinnati parents as they share their own tips through video messages.

We hope you watch, enjoy and share with others.  Many thanks to our Celebrity Parents.

Share the Love

Help Family Nurturing Center Share the Love with children and families this holiday giving season. Whether it's a year end charitable gift or an item from our Staff Wish List, your support will make a difference in the life of a child.

Prevention Director Carol Lapin Receives Award

Carol Lapin, Family Nurturing Center's Director of Prevention Services received the Woman of the Year award

Carol Lapin, Family Nurturing Center's Director of Prevention Services received the Woman of the Year award at the 2015 Nurturing Father's Program Summit for her support of fathers and their families, and the Gateway Community & Technical College, Human Services Program, Fall 2015 Outstanding Community Partner Award.

Newsletter Fall 2015

It’s no secret that child abuse is a big problem in our country, in our community – even in our own neighborhoods.  With one in ten children being sexually abused, physical  abuse and neglect occurring at even higher rates, and more than 100 billion dollars spent annually on the impact of abuse and neglect, it’s no wonder that we sometimes shake our heads – or bury our heads – and pretend we can’t do anything about it.

But here’s the thing – while we can’t solve it individually, we can solve it together.