Understanding trauma

Our approach to providing behavioral health services to children and their families revolves around an understanding of the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).

The ACE Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being.

Adverse Childhood Experiences can greatly impact ones long-term mental and physical health


The latest updates on CCTC and relevant news on
children’s mental and behavioral heath

UnitedHealthcare Donates $850,000 To Five Nonprofit Organizations in Pennsylvania
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Pew Awards $6.55M to Address Philadelphia’s Youth Mental Health Crisis
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What to Know About 988, the New Mental Health Crisis Hotline
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HHS Roundtable Hosted at RCPA Member Children’s Crisis Treatment Center
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Antonio Valdés: The CEO providing behavioral healthcare services to children across Philadelphia
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AL DIA Women of Merit Honoree: Ileana Helwig
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April 18, 2023 @ 12 p.m.

Did you know our movement says just as much as our words do? In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss how feelings are expressed through our bodies, plus ways we can move our bodies as a coping strategy. We will talk…

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