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COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A Session

In late February KidsPeace President and CEO Mike Slack moderated a question-and-answer session for the organization’s employees about COVID-19 vaccination.  The session featured a panel of doctors from KidsPeace and…
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March 4, 2021
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Healing Is A Process Art

Interactive artwork from a child in KidsPeace programming Artistic expression allows KidsPeace kids to both explore and communicate. Take a look at this simple piece completed by one of our children. …
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February 25, 2021
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Explorer PRTF Treatment Program

KidsPeace has launched a new program to serve teens who, because of significant traumatic events in their lives, have more severe behavioral issues than those normally addressed in traditional psychiatric…
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August 24, 2020
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KidsPeace Virtual Hug

“It’s not fair … just when we really could use a hug the most, we can’t get one!” That comment from a young girl in KidsPeace’s residential treatment program resonated…
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April 21, 2020
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Remembering Mike Steed

Remembering Mike Steed By Mike Slack KidsPeace President and CEO Mike Steed, a member of the KidsPeace Georgia Board of Associates and longtime community leader and supporter of the Bowdon…
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April 17, 2020
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Celebrating Angel Tree 2018

The 2018 version of KidsPeace’s annual holiday “Angel Tree” gift campaign was the most successful to date, thanks to the generosity of its associates and donors in the Lehigh Valley…
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February 1, 2019
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Raising Grateful Kids

To mark the Thanksgiving holiday, we asked Chris Ferry, Executive Director of KidsPeace’s Pennsylvania community programs, this question: What can a parent do to encourage their children to be more…
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November 21, 2018
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Healing Magazine Winter 2018

The latest issue of KidsPeace’s Healing Magazinefocuses on de-escalation techniques for kids in crisis, along with a variety of thought-provoking articles on a range of topics.  Here’s a sampling: “Behaviors…
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November 19, 2018
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We Got Your Back

From airports to movie theaters to playgrounds, efforts are underway to be more welcoming and inclusive to individuals on the autism spectrum. In the next Healing Magazine, KidsPeace looks at…
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November 29, 2017
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Happening in your community

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery.  It happens not only in distant nations, but in our very own communities. The prevalence of human trafficking is far-reaching and the…
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October 11, 2017
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A Graduate’s Story

It’s graduation time across America, as young people mark the achievement of completion of high school and look forward to the future. It’s particularly special this year for KidsPeace, as…
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June 12, 2017
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Millennials

In the most recent edition of Healing Magazine, contributor Julie Dees praised the potential of “millennials” - workers born between 1980 and 2000: “(Millennials) right now make up roughly 36%…
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May 10, 2017
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13 Reasons Why or Why Not

13 Reasons Why… (or Why Not) Thespina Godshalk, Director of TeenCentral and a licensed professional counselor, offers her thoughts on the new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” The views expressed are…
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May 3, 2017
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Remembering Edward Donley

Will Isemann, KidsPeace President and CEO, issued the following statement 4/4/2017: “We at KidsPeace are saddened at the news that our friend and benefactor Ed Donley passed away over this…
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April 4, 2017