North Carolina

Address: 
Christine and Marc Rizzo Counseling
2407 Plantation Center Dr. Unit 103
Matthews, NC 28105
Work: 
704-591-6971
Description: 

Christine Kemp was part of a small group that formed the Child Trauma and Resilience Assessment Center (CTRAC) at Colorado State University, where she served as the Assistant Director for the first two years of the center. She now works in private practice with her husband, Marc, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Christine stays involved with NCTSN activities related to supporting helping professionals in recognizing and alleviating the impact of secondary-traumatic stress.

Center for Child and Family Health, Inc.

Funding Period: 
[2016 - 2021, 2012 - 2016, 2009 - 2012 and 2003 - 2007]
Description: 

The Center for Child and Family Health's (CCFH) Project Connect: Promoting Recovery from Childhood Trauma increases access to and improves the quality of trauma-focused treatments and services for children, adolescents, and their families who experience traumatic events to improve child, family, and system outcomes and address behavioral health disparities among minorities. CCFH targets diverse youth (birth to 21; > 65% African American, Asian, American Indian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or Multiracial; 31% Hispanic origin) and their families exposed to trauma, including children in military families or involved in the child welfare system. Project Connect (1) increases use of trauma treatment for children and families in our outpatient clinic through engagement strategies; (2) provides a comprehensive array of evidence-based trauma-informed treatments for youth and their caregivers (Child Parent Psychotherapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, SPARCS, Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and collaborates with other NCTSN centers to pilot additional interventions (Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competence; Multi-dimensional Grief Therapy); (3) enhances screening of children and their caregivers for co-occurring mental health and substance use concerns; (4) increases our community's capability to provide prevention and intervention services by providing trauma-informed trainings to service systems; (5) enhances sustainability by addressing policy and fiscal opportunities by collaborating with local social services, mental health, and managed care organizations; and (6) improves the quality of and access to trauma-focused services locally and nationally by participating in SAMHSA and NCTSN workgroups and collaborations.

City, State: 
Durham, NC
Contact: 
Kelly Sullivan
Phone: 
(919) 385-0733

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress - Duke

Funding Period: 
[2016 - 2021, 2012 - 2016, 2009 - 2012, 2005 - 2009 and 2001 - 2005]
Description: 
The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and the Duke University School of Medicine jointly host the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), leading the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) in transforming treatment and services to meet the needs of traumatized children and their families across the United States. Through extensive expertise, resources, organizational experience, and vision, the NCCTS guides and supports the NCTSN. The NCCTS also provides strong technical assistance to support Network data collection, cross-site collaborative activities, product development and dissemination, training, adoption and adaptation of interventions, communications, policy analysis and initiatives, and program evaluation.
City, State: 
Durham, NC
Contact: 
Mary Mount
Phone: 
(919) 682-1552 x246
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