Beech Acres Parenting Center President & CEO Jim Mason appeared on 55WKRC this morning with Brian Thomas to discuss the impact of the opioid epidemic on children’s services, the need for loving foster care homes, and the upcoming Hamilton County Children’s Services Levy. Listen here.
Beech Acres Parenting Center, which is among the Cincinnati Foster Care Collaborative that partners with Hamilton County Children’s Services, is seeing clients with an average age of 4. Just eight years ago. the average age was 11. Read more on cincinnati.com.
Grandma Cozy provides gifts baskets and hope for local families. More on WCPO.com
Jim Mason, President & CEO of Beech Acres Parenting Center, is the 2018 recipient of the Virginia Colson Award for Service to Families and Children by the Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies (OACCA). The award recognizes Ohioans who advocate for quality services for children and their families. Read the press release.
Beech Acres Parenting Center president and CEO Jim Mason was in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 14, to present to members of Congress and their staffs about the impact the opioid epidemic is having on the children, families, foster parents and organizations who make up the larger child welfare system. He shared specific recommendations to stem the rising tide of children whose futures are at risk due to the largest epidemic of its kind in our nation’s history. https://beechacres.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Jim-Mason-presents-on-Opiates-Impact-FINAL.pdf
Beech Acres Parenting Center President and CEO Jim Mason appeared on WVXU with Founder and CEO of Civic Enterprises and Vice Chair of the Service Year Alliance at The Aspen Institute John Bridgeland. Jim shared Beech Acres Parenting Center’s approach to working in schools locally and some of the specific progress being made in Cincinnati Public Schools. http://wvxu.org/post/increasing-high-school-graduation-rate
The Scripps Howard Foundation is again “Giving light. Changing lives” through its literacy campaign – this time, by giving books to children in need across the nation today, on National Reading Day.
Now in its second year, the “If You Give a Child a Book …” literacy campaign has distributed more than 100,000 books to children. The campaign is a partnership of the Foundation, employees of The E.W. Scripps Company and members of the Scripps family. Beech Acres Parenting Center was the recipient of a portion of this campaign through WCPO.
01.09.2018 Mayerson Academy, in partnership with Beech Acres Parenting Center and Children, Inc., is pleased to welcome international experts to Cincinnati this year to share their world-class thinking on positive psychology and positive parenting.
Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series is designed for parents wanting to nurture positivity in children for immediate and life-long impact. Parents are encouraged to attend one or more sessions to hear the messages of hope, strength, confidence, mindfulness, and resilience. Dr. Lea Waters, author of The Strength Switch appeared on the Scott Sloan show on 700 WLW discussing raising strong children. Listen to the appearance here.
12.11.2017 Mayerson Academy, in partnership with Beech Acres Parenting Center and Children, Inc., will welcome four international experts to Cincinnati in 2018 to share world-class thinking on positive psychology and positive parenting.
The global author series, called “Raising Positive Children,” is designed for parents wanting to nurture positivity in children for immediate and life-long impact. Parents are encouraged to attend one or more sessions to hear the messages of hope, strength, confidence, mindfulness and resilience. Download the press release here.
11.10.2017 Beech Acres Parenting Center President and CEO Jim Mason, Vice President of New Business Development Jill Huynh and School-based Services Supervisor Cheryl Riley joined Mark Heyne on 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati to discuss the results of our Cincinnati Parenting Survey. http://wvxu.org/post/top-parenting-concerns-among-cincinnati-families#stream/0
10.29.2017 President and CEO Jim Mason joins Lincoln Ware on Star 64 to discuss to discuss Cincinnati Parenting Survey. http://star64.tv/community/cincinnati-issues/cincinnati-issues-october-29-2017
10.16.2017 Jim Mason appears on the Scott Sloan show on 700WLW to discuss top parenting concerns. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/Scott-Sloan-On-Demand-20785494/episode/the-scott-sloan-show-10-16-17-28558829/
10.13.2017 Beech Acres Parenting Center’s, Cincinnati Parenting Survey shows Cincinnati parents are concerned with kids’ mental health. http://local12.com/news/local/survey-shows-cincinnati-parents-worry-about-kids-mental-health
10.11.2017 Cincinnati Parenting Survey shows that children’s mental health is the #1 concern among parents. https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2017/10/11/no-1-worry-cincinnati-parents/751503001/