Raising a child is hard work, especially when that child has experienced trauma. Our Family Support Services staff is here to walk alongside parents and caregivers of young children. We believe in the importance of families, and we’re here to help.
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Rhonda Parks, Parent Educator
Rhonda has supported parents and caregivers at The Children’s Place for over 35 years, working with families experiencing stress and challenges related to their child’s behaviors. Rhonda provides education and skills to help parents understand and examine their parenting needs and how they relate to the child’s behaviors. Rhonda’s vast experience in the field has earned her a variety of accolades, including being honored with the Buck O’Neill Seat at a Royals game during the 2022 season.
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Our Family Support Services program is open to all and free for Jackson County residents. Families outside of Jackson County may qualify for services on a sliding fee scale. To learn more or to get involved, please contact us at 816.363.1898 or fill out the form below and your information will be securely sent to our Admissions Coordinator.