Louisiana

Funding Period: 
[2016 - 2021, 2012 - 2016 and 2008 - 2012]
Description: 
Mercy Family Center: Project Fleur-de-lis (PFDL) is a mental health service provider in New Orleans that provides school-based trauma-focused intervention services, military family interventions, school-based suicide risk assessment support, and restorative approaches training and implementation support. All schools in the Greater New Orleans area are provided the opportunity to participate in PFDL’s comprehensive programming. On average, PFDL partners with around 65 schools each school year. PFDL provides the following interventions to youth in schools: (1) Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS), (2) Bounce Back, and (3) Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). PFDL serves youth who have experienced the following traumatic events: community and domestic violence, death of a loved one, Hurricane Katrina exposure, and family separation. Most of the youth participating in PFDL’s trauma-focused intervention services are urban, low-income, African American, English-speaking, students (ages 4-18 years). PFDL has partnered with the Louisiana National Guard (LANG) Office of Family Programs to reach military members and their families and to provide a variety of individual and family resiliency workshops throughout the state. PFDL is expanding their work in schools and communities through two new programs: (1) a comprehensive suicide awareness and responsiveness program for youth, caregivers, and school personnel and (2) the implementation of restorative practices in school and community systems by providing training, consultation, implementation support model of restorative practices.
City, State: 
Metairie, LA
Contact: 
Laura Danna
Phone: 
(504) 838-3236

Louisiana State University Health Science Center (LSU)

Funding Period: 
[2016 - 2021, 2008 - 2012 and 2003 - 2007]
Description: 
We are a Category II site called the Terrorism and Disaster Coalition for Child and Family Resilience program. Our center works with partners across the nation to develop evidence-based materials and train on interventions to support the behavioral health, well-being and resilience of children, their families, and communities in the face of terrorism and disaster. We support our stakeholders and coalition members in the efforts to implement and sustain evidenced-based practices by aiding in making the necessary adaptations to fit the unique needs of each region impacted by terrorism and disaster to consider particular vulnerabilities identified following specific traumatic events.
City, State: 
New Orleans, LA
Contact: 
Richard N. Costa
Phone: 
(504) 491-0489
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