Community Treatment and Services Centers - Category III

LUK Crisis Center, Central Massachusetts Child Trauma Center

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2009-2012]
Description: 
LUK Inc.'s Central Massachusetts Child Trauma Center (CMCTC), in collaboration with system partners, strengthens access to and availability of effective trauma-informed services and evidence-based trauma treatment for children/youth aged 0–18 with an emphasis on military families. CMCTC will serve 400 children/youth and families who have experienced traumatic events and implement Attachment Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC), Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). CMCTC will offer trauma-informed trainings for community partners with the goal of reaching 1000 professionals. CMCTC will provide leadership within the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Child Welfare committee with an emphasis on the implementation and dissemination of Caring for Children who have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents (RPC). CMCTC provides continuous quality monitoring of interventions and training effectiveness.
City, State: 
Fitchburg, MA
Contact: 
Beth Barto
Phone: 
(978) 829-2327
Email: 

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, The Maine Children's Trauma Response Initiative (The Children's Initiative)

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2007 - 2011]
Description: 
The Maine Children's Trauma Response Initiative is focused on creating a statewide trauma-informed system of care for children and youth exposed to violence. The Initiative aims to achieve this goal through a three-tiered approach that includes (1) trauma-informed training for service providers around the state; (2) building community-based coalitions focused on regional needs of children exposed to trauma; and (3) the implementation and widespread dissemination of TF-CBT. Specifically, The Children’s Initiative hosted annual TF-CBT Learning Collaboratives that brought together clinicians from every region of the State representing diverse organizations and private counseling practices to ensure that wherever children present for trauma services, they will have access to TF-CBT. Community-based training for non-clinical providers is also a major focus of this project and involves a combination of project-developed curricula and the formal implementation of NCTSN curricula.
City, State: 
Portland, ME
Contact: 
Rebecca Hoffmann Frances
Phone: 
(207) 661-6506

Sisters of Mercy Ministries, Project Fleur de lis

Funding Period: 
[ 2012 - 2016 and 2008 - 2012]
Description: 
Project Fleur-de-lis will expand its trauma-informed services to schools serving military youth and families in the Greater New Orleans area, home to the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans and Federal City. The program will provide the following interventions to youth in schools: 1) Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS), 2) Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS), and 3) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). An expected 19,285 individuals will be served during the grant period. For Mercy Center and Project Fleur de lis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mercyneworleans https://twitter.com/MercyPFDL
City, State: 
Metairie, LA
Contact: 
Laura Danna
Phone: 
1-888-950-0003

University of Kentucky, Child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment Institute

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2007 - 2011]
Description: 
The Child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment and Training Institute (CATTTI) will provide trauma-informed training to the child welfare system and will implement trauma-informed, evidence-based practices into community-based care throughout Kentucky, with an emphasis on an under-resourced region of the state that includes a large number of military children associated with Fort Knox and Fort Campbell. CATTTI will select and train 16 clinical associates to deliver Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), using a Learning Collaborative model of training, in consultation with NCTSN Category II professionals who are expert in creating military adaptations to these evidence-based practices. Evidence-based treatment services will be provided to 1,020 children and caregivers across the state. Training will be provided to 480 child welfare workers using the NCTSN Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit.
City, State: 
Lexington, KY
Contact: 
Ginny Sprang
Phone: 
(859) 543-0078
Email: 

Youth Network Council dba Illinois Collaboration on Youth, Trauma-Informed Youth Services Initiative

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2009 - 2012]
Description: 
Youth Network Council DBA Illinois Collaboration on Youth is the lead agency for the Trauma-Informed Youth Service Initiative (TIYSI). We partner with more than nine community-based service providers across the state and work to build the capacity of over 30 youth service providers. TIYSI focuses on three populations of youth aged 9–17: youth at high risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system, youth re-entering communities after incarceration, and youth in military families. Using the evidence-based therapeutic intervention Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS), the TIYSI expects to serve approximately 1,050 youth during our four-year project period. We also provide trauma-informed training and capacity-building services to the grassroots and community-based agencies that comprise the statewide youth service system.
City, State: 
Chicago, IL
Contact: 
Michelle Howell
Phone: 
(312) 861-6600

Children's Research Triangle, Trauma Treatment Program: Increasing Trauma Services for Youth

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2009-2012]
Description: 
Trauma Treatment Program: Increasing Trauma Services for Youth The Trauma Treatment Program (TTP): Increasing Trauma Services for Youth at Children's Research Triangle will increase the availability of trauma-focused therapeutic services for children and adolescents aged 0–18 by implementing evidenced-based interventions, and by training professionals and nonprofessionals about the impact of trauma on youth. The TTP will employ several best practice interventions including Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS), and Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS). During the four years of funding, 1,200 children and adolescents will be screened for traumatic histories; 900 will undergo a systematic trauma assessment; 240 will participate in TTP trauma-focused interventions; 240 will participate in Youth Trauma Workshops; and 400 professionals and 200 nonprofessionals will receive training about the impact of trauma.
City, State: 
Chicago, IL
Contact: 
Linda Schwartz
Phone: 
(312) 726-4011

Children's Home Society of Florida, Trauma Recovery Initiative

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2007 - 2011]
Description: 
The Trauma Recovery Initiative (TRI) will be developed by the Children's Home Society of Florida, in partnership with the Florida Mental Health Institute. The goal is to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness of in-home and in-office Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) as a sustainable, culturally competent, trauma-informed treatment to ameliorate adverse consequences of complex trauma for abused and neglected children aged 2–10 including children of military families. The TRI will particularly focus on using PCIT to promote effective resolution of negative behaviors that are often externalized expressions of trauma issues experienced by this population of abused and neglected children, and their families. The TRI-Center also incorporates innovative approaches to trauma screening, training, and treatment for foster parents, adoptive parents, and relative and nonrelative caregivers; and works to involve biological parents in the intervention Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) in situations with a child welfare concurrent plan.
City, State: 
Pensacola, FL
Contact: 
Diana Born
Phone: 
(850) 266-2700

Clifford Beers Guidance Clinic, Inc., The Morris A. Wessel Program for Military Families

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2005 - 2009]
Description: 
The mission of Clifford Beers Clinic is to provide accessible, community-based mental health services and advocacy that promote healthy and resilient lives for children and families. Clifford Beers Clinic works with partners across the state and within the local community to connect families with trauma-informed treatment and wraparound services that benefit the entire family. The HONORS (Homes Obtaining Nurturance, Opportunities, Recovery, and Support) Project at Clifford Beers Clinic provides therapy for children and caregivers of military families living in Connecticut. HONORS provides individual, family, and group therapy that is tailored to the needs of each family situation. Clients may participate in a number of evidence-based treatments such as TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), SFCR (Strengthening Family Coping Resources), and MATCH-ADTC (Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Conduct).
City, State: 
New Haven, CT
Contact: 
Alice M. Forrester
Phone: 
(203) 777-8648

University of Colorado Denver, Kempe Evidence-Based Mental Health Initiative

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016 and 2007 - 2011]
Description: 

The Kempe Evidence-Based Mental Health Initiative will be developed by the Kempe Imhoff Clinic, which provides mental health services to trauma-exposed children and families referred from several community sites. Project goals include: 1) continuing clinical services at the clinic and expanding the evidence-based treatments (EBTs) offered by clinical staff, e.g., Alternatives for Families­A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT); 2) increasing capacity of the clinic’s military partners to identify children and families in need of mental health services, and developing specialty services for military families in the clinic; and 3) expanding the Colorado Evidence-Based Training Initiative to train mental health professionals (civilian and military) and child welfare professionals in trauma-informed, evidence-based treatment. The program expects to provide mental health services to 1,540 children/families and training to 760 professionals throughout the Western Mountain region.

City, State: 
Aurora, CO
Contact: 
Kimberly Shipman
Phone: 
(303) 864-5366

Children's Institute, Inc., Central Los Angeles Child Trauma Collaborative

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016, 2007 - 2011 and 2001 - 2005]
Description: 
The Los Angeles Child Trauma Collaborative (LACTC) will be developed by the Children's Institute, Inc., in partnership with The Village Family Services and Family Service Agency of the Assistance League of Southern California. The project will improve the quality of care for children in Los Angeles County who have been traumatized by abuse or neglect, have been exposed to family or community violence, or have experienced prolonged separation from parents or other loved ones. During the four-year grant period, LACTC will provide: 1) trauma screening and assessment for 1,540 children, 2) training for 3,000 professionals, 3) conferences for 7,200 attendees, 4) direct evidence-based treatment services for 2,860 children, 5) eight projects with NCTSN sites and three projects with local collaborators, and 6) collection and analysis of data on 3,260 children and professionals.
City, State: 
Los Angeles, CA
Contact: 
Leslie Ross
Phone: 
(213) 260-7648
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