Welcome to this episode of the podcast, where we will discuss the importance of prevention in supporting collaboration, community, and care coordination for children, young people, and their families. We are joined by Laurieann Thorpe, the Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Utah, who leads a talented team of professionals in achieving the mission of preventing child abuse and neglect.
Prevent Child Abuse Utah has been serving the community since 1982, and its commitment to preventing child abuse in all forms has been a guiding force for the state. As the largest and only nonprofit organization in the state dedicated to this cause, they have laid the groundwork for delivering great childhoods to all children, promoting services that improve child well-being, and developing programs that help prevent abuse and neglect before it occurs.
In this episode, Laurieann Thorpe shares her insights on how education, outreach, and resources are the conduits for all families’ preventive solutions. She discusses the programs and services that Prevent Child Abuse Utah provides to help parents and caregivers understand the importance of preventing child abuse and neglect. Laurieann also emphasizes the need for community involvement and collaboration in supporting families and ensuring that preventive solutions are accessible to everyone.
Join us as we delve deeper into the mission of Prevent Child Abuse Utah and the importance of prevention in creating a safer and healthier environment for children and families. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in supporting child well-being and preventing child abuse and neglect.