A Message From Our Board

In recognition for her efforts and the strength of CAPA’s presence in our community, the Board of Directors has unanimously voted to change Rochelle Parker’s title from Executive Director to President/CEO. Read a message from CAPA’s Board of Directors here.

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Stockings of Hope

CAPA is busy making plans to bring a little hope and joy to children and families this winter. Can you help? Due to the on-going pandemic that has affected us all in so many ways this year, our annual Stockings of Hope program looks a little different in 2020. This year has been especially tough…

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We’re Hiring!

CAPA is seeking qualified candidates for open Therapist positions at its Independence, MO and Kansas City, MO locations. CAPA Therapists provide individual, family, and group counseling services for children and families who have experienced trauma. Counseling services will be provided in the CAPA office, virtually, and/or in community- based settings, including but not limited to…


Virtual Parenting Skills Training Opportunity

Attend parenting classes from home! CAPA will continue to offer virtual Parenting Skills Training classes throughout fall 2020. Participants must have internet access. Classes utilize the Zoom video conferencing platform. Click here for the fall class schedule and information about how to register.

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Internship Opportunities

  Graduate students! CAPA has internship opportunities available for fall 2020. Join us in helping heal hearts and homes.   Click here to learn more.


Celebrating 45 Years

CAPA celebrates 45 years of healing hearts and homes    


COVID-19 Update

For the safety of our staff, interns and clients, and in conjunction with local government guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, our Independence and Kansas City office locations will be closed through April 25th. Our 45th Anniversary Celebration of Heroes Luncheon scheduled for April 16th and other community events for Child Abuse Awareness Month…

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Celebrating 45 Years of Service

On April 16th, CAPA will host a 45th Anniversary Celebration of Heroes Luncheon at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Kansas City. This event will honor a special group of individuals, businesses, and organizations that have been beside us through the years. Together, we have helped thousands of children heal from the trauma of abuse, while…


Upcoming Parenting Classes

Parenthood isn’t always easy and CAPA understands that sometimes parents need a helping hand. Check out our upcoming, no-cost parenting classes. Download a flyer for details. Parenting Skills Training Class Sessions – Independence Parenting Skills Training Class Sessions – Raytown CAPA offers a variety of educational classes and training opportunities to strengthen families and help community…


We’re Hiring!

CAPA is seeking qualified candidates for Family Support Specialist. The Family Support Specialist will provide home-visiting services to families including case management, needs assessments, education, crisis support, and information and referrals as needed. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or closely related field required; bilingual/fluency in both English and Spanish preferred. CAPA is also seeking qualified candidates…