- Past Events and Trainings
- 2017 NH Fiddle Ensemble Concerts
- Resilient Communities: The Prevention Connection
- 2017 Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction
- 2017 Unsung Hero Awards
- NH Fiddle Ensemble at Exeter
- NH Fiddle Ensemble at Concord
- Part Natural, Part Learned
- 2016 Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction
- Unsung Hero Awards 2016: Local parents awarded for strength
- Parent Advocacy Day teaches parents to speak up
- NH Fiddle Ensemble for Child Abuse Prevention 2015
- Science of Relationships: The Prevention Connection
- 2015 Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction
- Unsung Hero Awards 2015
- Parental Depression: Impact on Families and Children
- Kappa Delta Dinner and Auction 2014
- 'How I Learned to Drive' Talkback
- Unsung Hero Awards 2014
- Snow Much Fun Softball Tournament 2014
- NH Infant Safe Sleep Symposium
- FSNH National Network of Family Strengthening Networks Summit
- Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development - a workshop for home visitors and family support professionals.
- Seeing is Believing: Training in Videotaping Strategies to Improve Parenting
- Substance Abuse During Pregnancy and Beyond Conference 2013
- Strengthening Families Summit 2013
- Unsung Hero Awards 2013
Past Events and Trainings
New Hampshire child and family service providers and parent leaders are working to build a system that fosters strong communities and supports all families so that all of NH's children can thrive in safe, stable and nurturing environments.
This section highlights some of our past trainings and events. You will find photos, videos, handouts and resources to keep you inspired to learn more and make a greater impact on children and families.
2017 NH Fiddle Ensemble Concerts
With some help from unlikely partnerships, great sponsors, and enthusiastic fans, the NH Fiddle Ensemble raised more than $9000 at two benefit concerts for New Hampshire Children's Trust this April.
Resilient Communities: The Prevention Connection
CONCORD – On Tuesday, March 28, 300 participants gathered at Grappone Conference Center in Concord for NH Children’s Trust’s widely-anticipated event, “Resilient Communities: The Prevention Connection,” a summit aimed at inspiring action that strengthens policies, culture and behaviors that prevent child abuse and neglect and promote health and well-being.
2017 Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction
ELIOT, Maine – On Saturday, March 25, the University of New Hampshire Alpha Sigma chapter of Kappa Delta sorority raised more than $23,000 at their sixth-annual dinner and auction for child abuse prevention.
2017 Unsung Hero Awards
CONCORD – Applause filled the room as Governor Chris Sununu entered the Executive Council Chamber in the State House on Wednesday, February 22.
NH Fiddle Ensemble at Exeter
EXETER — More than 200 music lovers filled Exeter Town Hall on Saturday, April 16, to see the NH Fiddle Ensemble in action while raising money to prevent child abuse and neglect in New Hampshire.
NH Fiddle Ensemble at Concord
BOW — With cars, trucks and desks moved out, more than 100 music lovers filled the unlikely venue of the Grappone Toyota dealership in Bow on Saturday, April 9, to see the NH Fiddle Ensemble in action while raising money to prevent child abuse and neglect in New Hampshire.
Part Natural, Part Learned
CONCORD – State and national child and family experts joined forces on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NH Children’s Trust’s fifth-annual Strengthening Families Summit, “Part Natural, Part Learned,” bringing parents and providers together to foster partnerships for the best child outcomes.
2016 Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction
ELIOT, Maine – On Saturday, March 5, the University of New Hampshire Alpha Sigma chapter of Kappa Delta sorority raised more than $20,000 at their fifth-annual dinner and auction for child abuse prevention.
2016 Unsung Hero Awards: Local parents awarded for strength
CONCORD – Gov. Hassan and New Hampshire Children’s Trust/Prevent Child Abuse New Hampshire presented 29 awards to parents and caregivers, to honor and recognize these extraordinary individuals going above and beyond to be the best parents they can be. Honorees and their families gathered in the New Hampshire State House in Concord for the 9th Annual Unsung Hero Parent Recognition Awards ceremony.
Parent Advocacy Day 2015
CONCORD – “Deciding to be an active advocate for your child can be nerve-wracking,” said Julie Day, Strengthening Families Director at New Hampshire Children’s Trust, “but we want to show parents just how much their voices matter and how easy it can be.”
NH Fiddle Ensemble for child abuse prevention 2015
EXETER – Sounds of bluegrass, swing and rock filled the Exeter Town Hall last Saturday evening, all while raising $2,500 to prevent child abuse and neglect in NH.
Science of Relationships: The Prevention Connection
CONCORD - On Monday, March 30, 2015, NH Children's Trust hosted about 205 guests at their 4th-annual Strengthening Families Summit. State and national child and family experts joined forces to explore social and emotional competence of children in 2015.
2015 Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction
ELIOT, Maine - About $20,000 was raised in one night to keep New Hampshire children safe on Saturday evening. For the fourth year in a row, the Kappa Delta Alpha Sigma chapter at the University of New Hampshire hosted a dinner and auction to benefit child abuse prevention.
Unsung Hero Awards 2015
CONCORD- Applause filled the room as Governor Maggie Hassan read a proclamation, announcing February as Parent Recognition Month.
Parental Depression: Impacts on Families and ChildrenThe subject matter may have been a little dark but the conversation was so necessary to help us improve our abilities to assist families in building the five Strengthening Families Protective Factors.Over 200 parents and professionals braved an icy commute from 8:30 am to 4 pm for the 3rd Annual Strengthening Families Summit addressing Parental Depression: Impacts on Families and Children.
Kappa Delta Dinner & Auction 2014
The volunteer live auctioneer, Stuart Frye, looked attendees in the eye and said, "Remember why we're here."
The University of New Hampshire Alpha Sigma chapter of the Kappa Delta Sorority held their third-annual Kappa Delta Dinner and Auction for Child Abuse Prevention.
'How I Learned to Drive' Talkback
Our Executive Director, Keryn Bernard-Kriegl, took part in a talkback at Keene State College after a script reading of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize Winning play 'How I learned to Drive' by Paula Vogel. The talkback, which was held on February 26, 2014, focused on recognizing and taking action against child sexual abuse.
Unsung Hero Awards 2014
Most parents receiving Unsung Hero Awards had one thing in common - they didn't think they deserved it. And, that is why we think they do. “I was really surprised, I just do what I have to do,” said one mother who was recognized for overcoming tough times in 2013.
Snow Much Fun Softball Tournament 2014
LEBANON, NH - This year, despite the bitter cold and minimal snow, roughly 135 players showed their commitment to the cause and raised a total of $3,600 to be donated to the Vermont and New Hampshire Prevent Child Abuse Organizations. This brought the total for the past six years of the tournament to $22,350.
NH Infant Safe Sleep Symposium
Health care providers, home visitors and other supporters of new and expectant parents came together for this educational event. They learned the latest information on how to reduce the risks associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) in a sleep setting.
FSNH National Network of Family Strengthening Networks Summit
Leaders from family strengthening and family support networks from nine states gathered in New Hampshire at a national summit.
Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development
Participants learned normal sexual development of young children and prevention of child sexual abuse through education about healthy sexuality.
Seeing is Believing: Training in Videotaping Strategies to Improve Parenting
Home visitors and parent educators gathered to learn about Seeing is Believing®. It is a unique practice that helps parents increase their sensitivity and responsiveness to their babies' and toddlers' cues by using a filming strategy.
Substance Abuse During Pregnancy and Beyond
In the last 10 years in NH, the number of infants born addicted to substances has grown by 600%, with significant societal and medical costs incurred as a result. On June 5, 2013, more than 160 home visitors, nurses and child and family professionals gathered to participate in the “Substance Abuse during Pregnancy and Beyond” conference.
Strengthening Families Summit 2013
Nearly 200 child and family service providers and parent leaders participated in the second annual Strengthening Families Summit: Moving from Theory to Practice on March 18, 2013.
Unsung Hero Awards 2013
With Governor Maggie Hassan, the New Hampshire Children's Trust/Prevent Child Abuse New Hampshire presented 28 awards, one for each day of the month to honor and recognize parents and caregivers.
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