News & Success Stories

19
Jul

A Child’s Haven teams up with Paws2Care

Since April, ACH and Paws2Care have been partnering to bring this additional service twice a month to children who have experienced trauma. Pet therapy is known to provide stress relief, improve self-esteem, and decrease depression in children with social-emotional and...
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14
Jul

Julia’s Success Story

Four year old Julia and her mother, Meredith, came to ACH after Julia was expelled from her daycare. During Julia’s assessment, our Child and Family Therapist learned that Meredith recently divorced Julia’s father after experiencing domestic violence. The therapist also...
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24
Jun

Naomi and Justin’s Story

Naomi was two years old and Justin was only six months old when the Department of Social Services (DSS) removed them from their biological parent’s custody because of a child neglect incident. Naomi’s foster mother referred her for treatment at...
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28
May

Foodies For Futures WSSL Radio Interview

Our second annual Foodies For Futures fundraiser event is coming up on June 17th! Development and Communications Specialist, Emily Harper, recently had a radio interview with Bill Ellis from WSSL 100.5. The interview ran on three iHeart Radio stations (100.5,...
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12
May

Opinion: As pandemic subsides, A Child’s Haven looks to new challenges ahead

Published 4:00 p.m. ET May 8, 2021 As summer 2021 looms, no one doubts there will be unprecedented challenges as we emerge from a pandemic and slowly return to normal lives and relationships. Experts fear that child abuse and neglect...
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11
May

Therapeutic Child Care: An Underused Tool in Family Preservation and Foster Care

FILED  2/ 16/ 2016 BY MARIE K. COHEN We know that chronic abuse and neglect can interrupt a young child’s brain development and result in developmental delays and behavioral problems. We also know that early intervention can mitigate the consequences...
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