As one of Ohio's largest non-profit agencies committed to children, PEP provides services - both direct and consultative in nature - for children with severe mental health and behavioral challenges, their families and the professionals who support them. PEP is committed to understanding and covercoming the significant trauma and chronic stress experienced by many children it serves. Programs include six PEP Day Treatment Centers, PEP Connections, PEP Early Childhood Plus and PEP Assist.
Integrated Special Education & Mental Health
By focusing on both mental health and academics, PEP holistically supports children with significant behavioral or developmental challenges.
Children and families facing significant adversity and the potential for deeper system involvement often require support traditional educational and child care settings.
Through a strength-based model of instruction and consultation, PEP helps young people with autism discover new ways of relating communicating with the world around them.
Consultation & Training
As a leader in working with chldren with severe mental health and behavioral issues, PEP is committed to sharing its deep expertise with peer professionals.
Through a continuum of early childhood support, PEP strengthens young children's social-emotional skill development, which is an early predictor of success in school and life.