Month: June 2016

Deployment Alert: West Virginia Flooding

We are seeking volunteers for an immediate response to the West Virginia flooding. Anyone who is already certified with Children’s Disaster Services and has 1-2 weeks of availability please e-mail us at CLDisasterRelief@gmail.com or you can contact Kathy Fry-Miller directly at KFry-Miller@brethren.org.

Child Life Specialist Reflects on Serving Families in Orlando

Certified child life specialist Erin Silber was deployed to Orlando to assist children and families impacted by the attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12th. Erin was deployed through our partnership with Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) along side Katie Nees and a group of CDS volunteers. “To know that you’ve affected positively someone that has …

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Orlando, FL: Mass Shooting Response

Two certified child life specialists who have leadership roles within Child Life Disaster Relief and Children’s Disaster Services are heading to Orlando, FL to assist with children and families affected by the shooting.  Please send positive thoughts and energy to all those affected directly and indirectly, as well as to those working with the victims of this horrific tragedy. …

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