Here in Stark County, Ohio, we are very fortunate to have the Children’s Network, a place where children of abuse can prepare for trials and work through their trauma. Founded in 1987, the Children’s Network Child Advocacy Center of Stark County (The Network) is a community partnership of caring professionals from child protective services, local law enforcement agencies, prosecution, victim advocacy, mental health, medical and support services. These professionals work together in one location to help children and their families cope with exposure to violence, sexual abuse and severe physical abuse by offering comprehensive, coordinated services in the investigation and prosecution of these cases and the treatment and aftercare services available to these children and their non-offending family members.
And The Network is very fortunate to have Sheba, a therapy dog who helps calm children as they try to put their shattered lives back together. Isn’t she beautiful?
From the Twitter feed of the George H.W. Bush Library: On Dec. 6, a bronze, life-size statue of Sully will be on display in the Fidelity corridor as a part of the memorial exhibit. Stop by and see the amazing work of Susan Bahary, provided by America’s VetDogs. @AmericasVetDogsContinue reading Sully Statue Premieres December 6th→
So I’ve been taking a class at Stark State College this semester, and while I was waiting for my bus home, this beautiful dog got out of a vehicle with his student in tow. Look what a good dog! Continue reading Assistance Dog Extraordinaire→
We just returned from my favorite weekend of the year – Ohio’s Challenger Baseball State Tournament, this year hosted by our Toledo group. The child in the chair is from Wheelersburg, Ohio, and brought an assistance Doxie to help out! Love the little helmet – how cute!