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Article: Capital Health + PEI Kids = Winning Team for Victims of Violence

Continued from newsletter… It was only a few minutes into our meeting that we had the “eureka” moment… realizing that together we could offer meaningful and specialized support to help the entire family unit heal from the trauma of violent crime. For PEI Kids, the VICTORY program was an incredible opportunity for partnership. CAYV Case […]

Article: It’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Continued from newsletter… In addition to dedicated programming, PEI Kids provides supportive services like court preparation and accompaniment to help children testify against their offenders during litigation.  We provide U-visa support for nonresident children who are crime victims. Congress created this non-immigrant visa in 2000 with passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection […]

Lunch-and-Learn Webinar: Friday, October 2, 2020

The effects of the coronavirus are being felt in extreme ways by children in foster care who’ve already experienced a great deal of disruption. Family visitation is the essential connection between parents and their children. But stay-at-home orders and other new requirements have limited this important bonding time, creating distress for some families. In this […]

Lunch-and-Learn Webinar: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is known as the ‘gold standard’ in counseling for its effectiveness in helping child and adolescent trauma victims heal, recover, and resume normal healthy functioning. This webinar addresses how to implement strategies with children who’ve experienced trauma and may be experiencing anger, sadness, anxiety, rebelliousness, or other behaviors symptomatic of […]

Lunch-and-Learn Webinar: Friday, September 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been keeping children indoors more than ever…but not all children are safer at home. View this educational workshop where we explore child abuse and neglect (CAN) during the pandemic — including current trends, stressors and risk factors, signs/indicators to watch for, and how to help prevent and report child abuse and […]