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Child Protection Coalition Welcomes New Executive Director

The Child Protection Coalition welcomes new Executive Director, Nellie Kelly! Kelly joined the CPC team on October 24, 2016. Kelly has 14 years of experience serving Tulsa nonprofits, including the American Red Cross, American Heart Association and Transitional Living Centers of Oklahoma. Before coming to the Coalition, she worked as marketing director and waiting child […]

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Tulsa County Child Protection Coalition Hosts Foster Care & Kinship Support Conference

In an effort to aid in the support of foster care and kinship families in the Tulsa County area, the Child Protection Coalition hosted a FREE conference on September 24, 2016. This collaborative effort was led by a Child Protection Coalition Foster Care Support Committee comprised of representatives from Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Family […]

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OKDHS News Release: DHS, children’s counsel and monitors agree to extend time frame for foster care reform

The expert monitors overseeing implementation of the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Pinnacle Plan to improve Oklahoma’s foster care system have agreed to a joint request of the department and counsel to the children to extend the timeline to fully implement the agency’s reform efforts. In 2012, DHS settled a class-action lawsuit filed against its […]

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CPC Member Spotlight: Parent Child Center of Tulsa, Insights of Executive Director Desiree Doherty

The Parent Child Center of Tulsa provides a broad range of child abuse and neglect prevention services for children ages 0 – 12 who are at risk for or who have suffered some of the most adverse and traumatic experiences of early childhood.  PCCT offers three levels of prevention services:  Community Education, Family Support Services […]