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For Families

The experts at UPMC Child Advocacy of Central Pa., formerly known as the Children's Resource Center (CRC), help children overcome the trauma of abuse and neglect by providing services to children, families and the community.

We specialize in providing the following confidential services: 

  • Child abuse evaluations
  • Video-recorded child interviews
  • Medical consultations for agencies and primary care providers, including consultations for investigations
  • Education and training for professionals and the community on preventing and identifying child abuse and family violence.

Caregiver Resources

Download a list of websites you can use as a resource: UPMC Child Advocacy of Central Pa. Website Resources

Download the Guide for Caregivers (PDF)

Caregiver Support Group

Learn more about how to provide the emotional support your child needs to heal. A caregiver's response following a child''s disclosure of abuse is one of the most significant factors influencing a child's recovery. With this in mind, UPMC Child Advocacy of Central Pa., along with the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg, will offer a series of group sessions designed to increase the caregiver's understanding of victimization and its impact on the child and family. These sessions will also give caregivers the skills to provide emotional support to their child. The series will be offered in four weekly, two-hour sessions. Participation in the group is free, but registration is required. Contact UPMC Child Advocacy of Central Pa. to register.

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