Kristine Buffington was project director of the Cullen Center in Toledo, Ohio. She is now working with Valko and Associates. She remains active on the NCTSN Juvenile Delinquency Committee and is active on the Ohio Department of Mental Health Child Trauma Task Force.
Robin Goodman is director of A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation Bereavement Center in New York, New York. She is also a consultant to Allegheny General Hospital Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, focusing on childhood traumatic grief-related activities and NCTSN projects. Dr. Goodman also was a consultant for the Department of Defense Educational Opportunities Directorate and for the NCTSN. Previously, as director of Bereavement Programs at the NYU Child Study Center, an NCTSN grantee, she co-directed a clinical and research program for bereaved 9/11 families.
Joseph Benamati is author of START (Systematic Training to Assist in the Recovery from Trauma) and former center director of the Parsons Child and Family Center's NCTSN project in Albany, New York. Dr. Benamati is currently a faculty member at the Sanctuary Leadership Development Institute in Yonkers, New York. He remains involved with the Network through his membership on the NCTSN Steering Committee (2008–2010), and through his trainings and speaking engagements around the United States.
Chris Stupavsky was formerly an outpatient clinician at the Chaddock Trauma Initiative in Quincy IL, where she received training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS). She currently works with rural communities in more than eight counties in Missouri. In her private practice, Christine continues to implement these and other evidence based practices for children and families.
Nicole Taylor Kletzka was project manager for the Chadwick Center at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Kletzka now works at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Saline, Michigan, and remains involved in NCTSN activities focused on the child welfare system and court involvement
Michelle Acker was the associate director of the Child Witness to Violence Project site of the Early Trauma Treatment Network. She currently has a private practice and works as an independent consultant for the Strong Families Strong Forces project at the Boston University School of Social Work. Michelle also continues to provide consultation on Child Parent Psychotherapy. She remains involved in Network activities focusing on military families and early childhood trauma.
Marsha Rockey was clinical director for Heal the Hurt in Florida. She now works through Spectrum Health at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, an Army installation in Indiana. Dr. Rockey has remained involved with the NCTSN through her work on the Child Welfare Committee.
Irma Seilicovich is COO and cofounder of The Village Family Services in North Hollywood, California. Formerly coordinator for the Trauma Center at Children's Institute Inc., in Los Angeles, Ms. Seilicovich continues her association with the NCTSN while implementing evidence-based trauma treatment for children at The Village Family Services.
Lisette Rivas-Hermina was senior training specialist at the Children's Institute Inc. She now works as a consultant and trainer for Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) in Los Angeles. She remains involved with the NCTSN activities to promote the use of evidenced-based trauma treatment for children and their families. Ms. Rivas-Hermina provides treatment to children and their families in Spanish and English in her private practice using both TF-CBT and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy .