News

Celebrating Those Who Bring Out the Best in Kids

Never underestimate the impact one caring adult can have on a child. The research tells us as much, but so do our experiences at PEP. Before the start of the school year, we celebrate our staff with a series of peer-nominated awards. Teacher-Counselors of the Year The principles of Re-ED tell us that trust between
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PEP Day Treatment Centers

PEP Talk with … Aaron Muttillo, Day Treatment Centers Director

When asked to describe the kids PEP serves at its Day Treatment Centers, Aaron Muttillo is quick to use the word “resilient.” He chooses to focus on the positives – not the behaviors or diagnoses that brought them to PEP. “Many of these kids have faced significant adversity by the time they come to one
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Philosophy & Methodology

Promoting Connection Through the Arts and Movement

This is an excerpt from PEP CEO Habeebah R. Grimes’ speech at this year’s PEP Rally for Kids, which captures why the arts and movement are so critical in our work with children who have experienced trauma. One year ago renowned psychiatrist, author and child trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry spoke at our PEP Rally for
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News

PEP Rally for Kids Celebrates Growth and Change

This year’s PEP Rally for Kids raised more than $160,000 – a new record – to help kids learn and grow. Thank you to the more than 300 individuals who attended our event on May 15 at Windows on the River. We are especially grateful for the support of our premier sponsors: Benesch, Case Western Reserve University, Hyland, The NRP
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