February 23, 2012
State's Attorney Glasgow to launch Paws 4 Kids
pet therapy program for young victims interviewed at
Will County Children's Advocacy Center
|WHAT:||Open House to launch Will County Children’s Advocacy Center’s Paws 4 Kids program, which offers furry friendship, canine comfort to children who have suffered the trauma of sexual abuse.|
|WHEN:||1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 29|
|WHERE:||Will County Children’s Advocacy Center
57 N. Ottawa St.
Suite 506, downtown Joliet.
State’s Attorney Glasgow and Will County Children’s Advocacy Center Executive Director Sue Bloch will introduce Jackson, a four-legged friend who will be the program’s first Paws Pal, as well as his owner and handler, Cheri Johnson. Jackson is a 3-year-old, 63-pound Labrador Retriever that is licensed through Therapy Dog International. He will welcome children upon their arrival at the Children’s Advocacy Center for victim sensitive interviews.
Media and guests will have the opportunity to meet and photograph Jackson and tour the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center to learn more about the important role it plays in the investigation of child sexual abuse cases.
Additional details in available in the news release.