Crisis Nursery

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Crisis Nursery              South  A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect
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History 1983 Junior League of Saint Louis -Research committee found child abuse is linked to crisis. 1985 JLSL secured Deaconess Hospital 1986 Coalition of 100 Black Women • Provided educational services to assist programs for children • Train staff • Participating on the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery Board of Directors July 21, 1986 Crisis Nursery opened its doors for their first child A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect
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Crisis Nurseries Now Five Locations Crisis Nursery South Crisis Nursery North Crisis Nursery Wentzville Crisis Nursery Saint Charles Crisis Nursery West Out Reach Centers A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect
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Why are the children here? Short Term Emergency Shelter for Children Overwhelming
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Unformatted text preview: parental stress – Lack of utilities, food, or shelter – Parental or sibling death – Domestic violence – Homelessness Why are the children here? Lack of Utilties,e tc. Health Crisis Homeles sness Parental Stress A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect How old are the Children? • Children ages range from newborn to 12 years old. Children Ages Infants Pre-School Age elementa ry Toddlers Etnicity African American Bi-Racial Caucasian A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect What does the Crisis Nursery do? • 24 Hour Care • Medical Exam • A Developmental Assessment • Therapeutic Activities • Art Activities • Any Medication • 3 Meals & 3 Snacks a day A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect My Experience A 24 hour safe haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course SWRK 100 taught by Professor Shannoncooper-sadlo during the Spring '10 term at Saint Louis.

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