Helping abused children in our community. That's the job of the Child Advocacy Center and the people who work there.
On Monday February 4th, the center celebrated the life of one of their employees who passed away last May. After Kimberly Caylor died, the center set up a fund in her name. So far, they've raised $12,000. The money is being used to provide therapy services to traumatized children.
"The therapy that we're offering is called TFCBT," said Child Safe Center Executive Director Kelly Bober. "It stands for trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy. It's a very special therapy that focuses on teaching children to recognize that what's happened to them is abuse, to reeducate them about what abuse is and then give them some coping strategies to deal with the abuse before they start to process it."
The CAC sees about 200 kids a year. About eight have gone through the therapy program since the fund was set up.
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