Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect

Through Community Collaboration for Children (CCC), LKLP seeks to support and strengthen families within the communities we serve. Our goal is to prevent child abuse and neglect by providing individualized training and resources that will enhance parenting skills.

CCC offers parents and caregivers a unique opportunity to receive intensive, short-term, in-home parent education. Following an initial assessment, families and CCC caseworkers work collaboratively to achieve jointly developed goals. Curriculum-based lessons target a variety of areas, including problem solving, age-appropriate discipline techniques, self-sufficiency and other important life skills. We are also able to coordinate available community resources, including but not limited to, transportation, budgeting, employment, nutrition, home energy and more.

Individualized parenting instruction is derived from evidence-based curriculum presented in the Nurturing Parenting Programs written by Stephen J. Bavolek PhD. All CCC staff members receive extensive annual training from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Additional training is received on the Nurturing Parent Curriculum.

While program timelines vary depending on desired outcomes, the optimum time frame for CCC services is between eight and 12 weeks. Referrals for CCC services are received from the Department of Community Based Services, community partners and through self-referrals. If you or someone you know would like to participate in CCC, please complete our Referral Form below.

Referral Form

CCC serves families with children from birth to age 18 in the eight-county Kentucky River Area Development District. This includes Letcher, Knott, Perry, Leslie, Breathitt, Lee, Owsley and Wolfe counties.

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community members participate in CCC’s Regional Network

Regional Network

So much of our work stems from collaboration. It’s the foundation for CCC’s Regional Network. Comprised of dozens of engaged community members, the Regional Network meets bi-monthly to leverage resources, knowledge and connections. The Network aims to raise awareness throughout the region to help minimize child abuse and neglect.

Participation is open to any community member engaged in supporting families and children. If you would like to be part of the Regional Network collaboration, please complete the form below and CCC will follow up with you directly.

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“Our goal is to prevent child abuse and neglect by sharing resources that help educate and strengthen families.”

Parent Self-Help Education

Many CCC families also benefit from LKLP’s Parent Self-Help Education program, which is a perfect complement to the services received through CCC. For more information about classes offered through this initiative, please visit the Parent Self-Help Education page.

Parent Self-Help Education
The CCC Program is funded in part through a grant from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.