News and Events Archive
Appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as President
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced the appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as President, effective March 25. Rosenthal, a nationally known champion for the prevention of family violence, has served as the director, Violence Against Women Initiatives for the Biden Foundation since 2017, where she advanced the Foundation’s programs to create cultural change towards ending domestic violence and sexual assault.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Kit Gruelle, Producer of Private Violence; survivor of domestic violence and advocate, featured in the film. This free event is open to the public, but seating is limited. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Click here to register by October 2.
Through this moderated discussion, we will explore the scope and effects of domestic violence on our communities and the importance of survivor-centered advocacy. Speakers will also discuss evidence-based practices for preventing domestic violence homicides and strategies to work with diverse communities. Seating is limited. Click here to RSVP by September 25.
A free workshop for adults, parents and caregivers. This engaging and interactive workshop features a screening of a documentary, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, which explores the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Click Here to Register. Please contact Judy Mathis at 614-722-5911 for questions.
Listed in this section are news releases, articles and informative links about The Center for Family Safety and Healing previously published on our website.
Stewards of Children is an evidence-informed prevention solution that increases knowledge, improves attitudes, and changes child protective behaviors. This session teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Read more details and registration.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. To raise awareness in our community and help start the conversation, The Center for Family Safety and Healing is partnering with Franklin County Children Services and Ohio Children's Trust Fund to offer two FREE trainings open to the public. For questions, please contact Judy Mathis at (614) 722-5911 or click the links below:
- Darkness to Light on April 17 – (Registration is Full)
- PAX Tools for Families on April 25 – (Register and Learn More Here)
The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) is partnering with Westerville Division of Police to host a FREE education session for parents of teenagers. Get tips and resources for communicating with your teen about technology and relationships in today’s digital culture. Learn more about the Teens and Technology Training.
The Center for Family Safety and Healing is thankful to have been named the January and February 2019 Easton Change for Charity Recipient. Learn more about Change for Charity.
January 21, 2019: Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today a gift of $20 million from the Wexner Family Charitable Fund that will benefit The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Read the full news release here.
A free "Teen Dating in a Digital World" education session for parents of teenagers will be held Saturday, February 23 from 11 a.m. until Noon at the Easton Town Center Community Room (3981 Gramercy St., Columbus, OH 43219). Please visit WheresTheLine.info for details and to register.
We hope to see you at our annual Rock 'N Bowl event in February, hosted by the @nationwidekids Development Board! Proceeds benefit The Center for Family Safety and Healing. Click Here for Details and to Register.
The Wexners continue their longtime support of the Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus Monthly Article
Thank you to all who came to the 20th anniversary event and for supporting the work of TCFSH. Please view the WheresTheLine.info blog article which highlights the successes of this year's New Albany Classic.
Check out the Columbus Monthly article that features the New Albany Classic 20th anniversary event, as well as our wonderful TCFSH staff members and partners. Columbus Monthly September 2017: The New Albany Classic
Please view The Center for Family Safety and Healing 2016 Annual Report including a "Message from Our President" and highlights of the successful year.
For 26 hours, The Columbus Foundation will increase your online donation of $20 or more made to TCFSH. A bigger gift from you will help us to continue to break the cycle of family violence and restore hope. Go BIG. Be KIND! Click here for details.
Join us for a ‘Taste of Easton’ featuring the best cuisine Easton has to offer. Benefiting the Bystander Public Education Campaign. Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Click here for event details
By popular demand, we will again be hosting our Project S.A.F.E. conference, Building Resilience: A Community Response, on Tuesday, October 5, 2017! This event will be an exact replica of our conference in May that many were unable to attend due to a maximum capacity audience. Be sure to print, complete and submit your registration form before the September 22, 2017 deadline! Project S.A.F.E. (Safe Assessment for Everyone) works to screen all women for domestic violence who are receiving prenatal care and refers them to supportive services as needed.
Restoring Hope: Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Our business forum was held on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Click here for additional information.
Check out this Columbus Monthly article that features the New Albany Classic 20th anniversary event, as well as our wonderful TCFSH staff members and partners.
Columbus Monthly September 2017: The New Albany Classic
"Family 411", Bite-Sized News Parents Can Use
- June 8, 2016, WSYX ABC 6
Where is the "Where's The Line" Campaign?
- Columbus CEO, October 2015
Line in the Sand
- CityScene, September / October 2015
Where's The Line?, a first-of-its-kind public education campaign to raise awareness about family violence and increase bystander reporting.
- Karen S. Days, President, The Center for Family Safety and Healing, March 2015
See additional coverage of the campaign kick-off:
- New campaign encourages bystanders to report domestic violence.
Price, R. (2015, January 9). The Columbus Dispatch.
- Q & A: Karen Days of the Where’s The Line? campaign.
Miller, A. (2015, January 8). Columbus Alive.
- New campaign encourages bystanders to report family violence.
Bethea, J. (2015, January 8). Columbus Underground.
- New hotline hopes bystanders will take action on domestic violence.
Chow, A. (2015, January 8). WCBE 90.5 FM.
Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Colleen Bryan, Professor
"Talking With Children About Child Sexual Abuse"
- Nancy Cunningham, PsyD, Director of Program Development and Implementation
The Center for Family Safety and Healing, August 2015
"Domestic Violence Intervention: Back to Basics/Best Practices"
- The Center for Family Safety and Healing, and Project S.A.F.E.,
Thursday, April 30, 2015
"Family Violence: Perspectives and Interventions"
A joint effort with TCFSH and The Ohio State University Department of Social Work