PEP Assist

Working Together for All Kids

Even as a young child, Sandra Alheit felt uncomfortable about the way people with special needs were often treated. She specifically remembers a film about a child with autism who was isolated because of adults’ inability – and or even willingness – to understand the disorder. Sandra knew that was an all-too-real scenario for many
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PEP Day Treatment Centers

Every Child Has a Story

Extreme poverty, the unexpected loss of a loved one, neighborhood violence, household dysfunction. These are just a few of the traumatic circumstances and events that are all too familiar for many of the children and families served through PEP Day Treatment Centers. Experiences like these breed fear, distrust and anger. Literature can serve as a
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Event

Training Opportunity: Understanding Behavior Through a Trauma-Informed Lens (June 10-11)

As the leading trauma-informed organization serving Greater Cleveland, PEP puts an emphasis on helping professionals understand the impact stressful or traumatic events can have on a child’s development. The PEP Training Institute‘s latest offering – Understanding Behavior Through a Trauma-Informed Lens – is designed to help teachers, paraprofessionals, support staff and others confidently meet the needs of children
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