Missouri

Midwest Disaster Response Update: Missouri and Ohio

A Certified Child Life Specialist and member of Child Life Disaster Relief, Corinne Joplin, deployed Friday with our partner Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) to Jefferson City, Missouri. In one-day, her and the CDS team were able to work with over 30 children who had been affected by an F3 tornado and severe flooding in the area. …

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CLDR responds with CDS to EF-3 Tornado in Perryville, MO

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) has been asked by the American Red Cross to serve in a Multi-Agency Resource Center in Perryville, Missouri in response to an EF-3 tornado that hit Tuesday night.  We are fortunate to have Rachel Erler, a University of Missouri child life student and Child Life Disaster Relief member joining the CDS team to …

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14 CLDR Members Attend CDS Training in MO

We are so excited to have these (pictured) child life specialists and students joining the CLDR movement from the recent Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) training in Independence, Missouri! Participants at this training spent 27 hours together preparing to work with kids in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. We want to thank all those who made the …

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