Parent Education & Support

Congratulations to RMC's Parents As Teachers Program

Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017 in Parent Education & Support

Regional Medical Center along with the Iowa Department of Management and Public Health is pleased to announce the RMC Parents As Teachers (PAT) program for Delaware County has once again earned the Iowa Family Support Credential.

Everyday Actions Create Great Childhoods

Posted: Friday, April 15, 2016 in Parent Education & Support

This April, the Delaware County Prevent Child Abuse Council, Regional Medical Center Parents as Teachers, and Prevent Child Abuse Iowa are joining communities across the nation in celebrating the small actions people take every day that make a big difference in childrens lives.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Parent Education & Support

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest studies ever done to gauge ties between harmful childhood experiences and later-life behaviors and health outcomes. The study is a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente's Health Appraisal Clinic in San Diego.

Delaware County Celebrates Great Childhoods for ALL Children in April

Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015 in Parent Education & Support

Our children deserve a chance at a bright future and it starts with creating a community that invests in their safety and well-being. This April, RMCs Parents As Teachers (PAT) and the Delaware County Prevent Child Abuse Council are again helping share Prevent Child Abuse Iowas messages on child abuse prevention.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Parent Education & Support

Our children deserve a chance at a bright future and it starts with creating a community that invests in their safety and well-being. This April, RMCs Parents As Teachers (PAT) and the Delaware County Prevent Child Abuse Council are helping share Prevent Child Abuse Iowas messages on child abuse prevention.

25 Ways to be a Loving Parent

Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 in Parent Education & Support

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and a time to focus on what it means to be a parent. You, as a parent, play a vital role in the emotional and social development of your child. Through your day-to-day activities, you show your children how you feel about them. RMCs Parents As Teachers and the Delaware County Prevent Child Abuse Council are helping share Prevent Child Abuse Iowas message of the importance of being a loving parent.

What words does your child NEED to hear?

Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Parent Education & Support

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and a time to raise awareness that everyone plays a role in prevention. Prevent Child Abuse Iowa, RMCs Parents As Teachers, and the Delaware County Prevent Child Abuse Council are celebrating Child Abuse Prevention Month this April by helping to bringing attention to the words your child NEEDS to hear...

RMC's Parents as Teachers Receives Funding to Support Child Abuse Prevention Efforts

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Parent Education & Support

Regional Medical Centers (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) has received a grant from the Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Program (ICAPP), administered by Prevent Child Abuse Iowa. The grant will be used to help support the RMC PAT home visiting parent education program in Delaware County during the fiscal year starting July 1, 2013.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2013 in Parent Education & Support

Iowas future depends on the safety and well-being of our children. Working together to ensure healthy environments for children today is essential for creating a prosperous society tomorrow. Just as it is important to lay a strong foundation when building a house, likewise, when raising children it is important to nurture a strong beginning upon which a childs later development will depend.

Selfless Birthday Gifts: Local Children Donate Games to RMC's Parents as Teachers

Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 in Parent Education & Support

In celebration of their birthdays, Claire Gaffney (daughter of Dr. Dawn and Lane Gaffney) and Alex DelVecchio (son of George and Beth DelVecchio), 2nd graders from St. Marys School in Manchester, asked their friends to bring games to be donated to Regional Medical Centers Parents as Teachers (PAT) program rather than giving them a gift.

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