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NEWS & RESOURCES

Check out this video from Stacey Cornett, senior director of the mental health campus at The Children’s Home. In just a span of 12-minutes, Stacey provides some solid advice and recommendations that will aid any parent who unexpectedly has young learners at home. She discusses the advantages of establishing a routine, offers advice for the well-being of caregivers and other information anyone would find helpful as we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19.


Here you'll find a collection of news articles and helpful resources!

Justice Letter from John Banchy

“We have been presented with a real chance to enact positive change, only limited by our resourcefulness and our will. While injustice among marginalized populations is now at the forefront of the national conversation, The Children’s Home encourages our neighbors and friends to join the conversation of justice in productive, thoughtful and meaningful ways.”

"Drive-Thru Graduation" at The Children's Home

“The first ever 'drive-thru graduation' by the Children's Home is scheduled for Monday, May 18, 6 p.m. at the circule drive located on the agency's main campus in Madisonville where 17 graduating seniors will be recognized by the non-profit organization.”

The Children's Home Awarded Grant from Federal Communications Commission

“The Children's Home announced today that the nonprofit agency was awarded a $456,871 grant from the Federal Communications Commission.”

The Children's Home receives COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Grant

“The Children's Home's pandemic childcare program has received a timely grant from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund in a collaborative effort made possible with the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and United Way.”

Reds Senzel donates to local children’s charity

“A Cincinnati Reds outfielder has generously donated to The Children’s Home pandemic childcare program.”

Annual Autism Awareness Month Door Decorating Contest

“Our autism services students couldn't have their traditional door decorating contest in their classrooms for autism awareness month... so they decorated their doors at home instead!”

The Children's Home CoStars Preschool Named "Pandemic Certified" Childcare Facility

“Some moms don't have the option of working from home because their job involves saving lives at a time when our community needs them most.”

The Worry Monster

“Bibliotherapy guides children through an imaginative journey to gain an understanding of emotions...”

The Children's Home named among top nonprofits in the nation

"The Children's Home has been selected as one of the 2020 Best Nonprofits to Work For by the NonProfit Times, a leading national business publication for non-profit organizations."

When Worrying Becomes Harmful

"'It is quite possible, and medically proven, that one can literally worry themselves sick,' said Dr. Joe Rieman, medical director of The Children's Home."

COVID-19

"Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday, March 12, directed all schools in Ohio to close at the end of the scheduled school day beginning Monday, March 16, as a precautionary measure. It's also important to note what The Children's Home has been doing prior to, and immediately after, the governor's decision."

Young Learning Styles

"Each human being experiences the world in unique ways. This often translates into how we learn."

Why Does My Child Play in a Box?

"An empty box is full of possibilities and provides kids with an opportunity for creativity and make-believe play."

Heidt Center Students visit Natl. Museum of Air Force

"Students in the autism services program at the Heidt Center of Excellence recently spent the day at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio."

TCH Family Visitation Center marks 1-year of service

"The Children's Home Family Visitation Program recently marked it's 1-year anniversary of service to parents and children, which was initially launched in partnership with the Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court."

Celebrating African-American History Month 2020

Join us in a look back through history to celebrate African-American History month this year!

Educational Benefits of Toy Blocks

"For centuries, parents and educators have known that children love to play with objects known as 'building blocks,' 'alphabet blocks,' or simply 'toy blocks.'"

Got-Special Kids

"Students at the Heidt Center of Excellence recently began training at Got Special Kids to learn workplace skills any employer would find valuable."

Social Media Use for Children & Adolescents

"Social media applications can be a way for youth to express themselves, learn about other cultures and ideas, and find information. At the same time, social media exposes youth to risks such as cyber-bullying, catfishing, and other online predators."

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

"PTSD has become common language in today's world, but what actually is it?"

Top Apps for Teens

"There are literally millions of computer and phone apps in cyberspace. It can be challenging for parents to keep up with and what's out there and what their teens are exposed to. The Children's Home took a look at the top apps teens are using in 2020."

A HUGS Story

"Thanks to the generous community of Greater Cincinnati, passionate volunteers, partner organizations and individual donors, we have hundreds of HUGS stories to share. Here is one of them."

The most wonderful time of year... for some

"According to a study called Map the Meal Gap 2019, nearly 140,000 people in Hamilton County alone have what the academic and professional communities call 'food insecurities.' In Clermont County, there are another 22,440.'"

Dangers of Teens & Vaping

"Vaping is a term commonly associated with using electronic or 'e-cigarettes.' Other names include 'e-cigs,' 'e-hookahs,' 'mods,' 'vape pens,' 'vapes,' and 'tank systems.'"

Shantytown Media Advisory

"Join us as our kids learn about homelessness in Greater Cincinnati."

Opioid use and danger of e-cigarettes among Greater Cincinnati youth

"The Children's Home of Cincinnati will continue to provide prevention and early intervention services to youth and will remain vigilant about upcoming trends such as a rising use of e-cigarettes, commonly referred to as 'vaping.'"

Flag Football

"The benefits of school sanctioned sports are many and constructive," said Melissa Grondin, autism services associate principal and one of Heidt Center's coaches.

The Children's Home Budget Bootcamp 2019

Budget Bootcamp is a unique exercise that equips students to make realistic financial and other related "real life" decisions while navigating a Game of Life experience.

Mike's Carwash partners with TCH - raises nearly $14k

Mike's Carwash stopped by our Red Bank Expressway campus Sept. 11, which houses The Children's Home Autism Services and preschool programs, and presented the students with a check for nearly $14,000.

Rockin' at Riverfest 2019

The Children's Home of Cincinnati recently announced the official co-chairs for this year's Rockin' at Riverfest, scheduled for Sept. 1 at Smale Riverfront Park.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship, according to the American Art Therapy Association.

Autism Services program class of 2019

Fourteen students from The Children's Home of Cincinnati's Autism Services program graduated on May 20 with their high school diplomas at a ceremony in the gymnasium located on The Children's Home main campus.

2019 Best Workplaces in Ohio

The Children's Home of Cincinnati has been officially named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Ohio!

The Impact of Healthy Food on Education, Behavioral, and Mental Health in Youth

The science behind food nutrition illustrates that the nutrients found in these kinds of foods aid in brain function, better behavior and even academic test performance.

Guiding Your Child Through Tantrums

"Stay calm. Take a deep breath. Remember, your child is really just talking to you."

Identifying Autism in Girls

New studies are starting to question if the difference in prevalence can be accounted for the difficulty in identifying girls on the spectrum.

How to Handle "Evening Meltdowns"

Learn about how allowing children on the spectrum to "reboot" when they get home can help.

Media inquiries may be directed to:
Steven D. Wilson, Ed.D.
513-527-7294
swilson@tchcincy.org


 

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