Edwina Reyes is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, and Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is the Vice President and co-founder for Ho'oko LLC, a private mental health counseling center in Hawaii. She is also in full-time private practice, specializing in faith-based counseling. She is presently the co-chair for the NCTSN Domestic Violence Collaborative Working Group.
This listing of NCTSN members includes current grantees as well as NCTSN Affiliates, former grantees who have maintained their ties to the Network.
Reyes, Edwina, MFT, CSAC
Tracey Riley is a certified Project Management Professional with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology (Loyola University Chicago) and a Master's degree in Information Design and Strategy (Northwestern University). In addition to volunteering and working as a crisis line worker at the National Runaway Safeline, Tracey supported children and families involved in the Illinois child welfare system as an Intact Family caseworker. Prior to working within the NCTSN, Tracey published and presented research focused on psycho-social outcomes of emerging adults during the college transition. Tracey joined the Category II Center for Child Trauma Assessment Services and Interventions (previously the Center for Child Trauma Assessment and Service Planning) in 2015. Key contributions included the evaluation and reporting efforts across projects, development of two trauma-informed films (including Remembering Trauma), facilitation of state-wide focus groups with transition age youth and the development and execution of a national train-the-trainer initiative for the Think Trauma curriculum. Currently, Tracey manages projects in the early childhood education space at the Ounce of Prevention Fund and supports Ounce leadership in executing their strategic plan and annual operating initiatives. Tracey's areas of expertise include the successful management and execution of projects focused on improving outcomes for at-risk populations and building team capacity in managing communication, stakeholders, and risk in high performing, non-profit settings.
Risk, Heather, PsyD
Heather Risk was the former Project Director of the Child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment and Training Institute at the University of Kentucky, Center on Trauma and Children. She now owns Heather Risk, PsyD & Associates, PLLC which is a private practice devoted to the treatment of children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. Training and consultation services regarding TF-CBT and various topics related to trauma are also provided to mental health professionals, foster parents, and the child welfare, judicial, and school systems. www.heatherriskandassociates.com
Rivas-Hermina, Lisette, MS, LMFT
Lisette Rivas-Hermina has been a 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 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.
Rockey, Marsha, PsyD
Dr. Rockey was a member of the Heal The Hurt program, a Category III funded site in Clearwater Florida. After relocating to Central Indiana, Dr. Rockey worked with Military Personnel and their families at Camp Atterbury. In 2016, Dr. Rockey opened a private practice that serves both children and adults in the local community struggling with the effects of traumatic experiences.
Rogers, Betsy, LCSW
Betsy Rogers worked with Aurora Mental Health Center for 22 years, including participating in two NCTSN grants (awards in 2001 and 2016). Formerly the program manager for early childhood services she provided mental health services to young children and their families and supported the team in acquiring expertise in Child Parent Psychotherapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy and Trauma Focused CBT. She provided the Child Welfare Trauma Training and the Resilience Alliance in partnership with the local child welfare agency. She is currently involved with Core Curriculum for Child Trauma and state-wide training efforts for DC: 0-5. Current work is focused on providing reflective supervision and consultation to direct service providers and supervisors who work with young children and working with training programs in Colorado including the Harris Community Fellowship at the University of Colorado Denver.
Rogers, Brandy, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS, CFMHE
Brandy Rogers previously worked as a Play Therapist at CHRIS 180 and the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy. Here she gained extensive training and experience in providing trauma therapy using TF-CBT and ARC therapy models. In private practice Brandy sees infants and young children exposed to trauma and adverse childhood experiences and provides Child Parent Psychotherapy to these young children and their caregivers. Brandy also continues to serve older children and adults with general mental health diagnoses as well as trauma histories. Brandy is an Affiliate Member of NCTSN and is involved in the Child Sexual Abuse, Healthy Sexual Development, and Zero to Six collaborative workgroups.
Rompala, Vikki MSW, LCSW
Vikki Rompala was the Co-Chair of the Partnering with Youth and Families Committee at NCTSN and the Program Evaluation and Consumer Initiative Coordinator at La Rabida Children's Hospital Chicago Child Trauma Center. She now oversees outcomes, program development, and professional development at Rush Medical Center. She provides training on various areas of practice including: facilitation skills, utilizing assessment tools for engagement of clients and producing outcomes, Strengthening Families Coping Resources trainer for the FITT center, and remains involved with creating trauma-informed services for many different service sectors including domestic violence, child welfare, youth development, early childhood, and outpatient mental health settings.
Rosenzweig, Kim, PhD
Dr. Rosenzweig is a Clinical Psychologist at St. Aloysius in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is certified in in TF-CBT, and also trained in other evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy during her time working at the NCTSN Affiliate Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The majority of her current caseload consists of trauma-focused cases such as child abuse, traumatic grief, and complex trauma.
Runyon, Melissa, PhD
Melissa K. Runyon, Ph.D. is currently a licensed psychologist in Prospect, Kentucky. Dr. Runyon began her career in 1997 at the Miami University School of Medicineâ€™s Child Protection Team in Miami, Florida where she founded and directed the Family and Child Treatment Services (FACTS) program. In 1999 she took a position as Treatment Services Director of the CARES (Child Abuse Research Education and Service) Institute where she achieved the rank of professor of psychiatry at Rowan SOM. For nearly 16 years, Dr. Runyon provided oversight of clinical activities related to the delivery of the two evidence-based therapies (EBTs), Combined Parent-Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CPC-CBT) and Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), developed at the CARES Institute. Dr. Runyon has been the principal investigator or Project Director on grants supporting research or services from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance Abuse Mental Health and Services Administration, and private foundations to support their research, training and service efforts. Dr. Runyon provides consultation in the development of systems of trauma-informed care and to organizations that are developing programs to address the needs of children exposed to trauma, abuse and violence. Dr. Runyon also provides training and consultation in the United States and abroad to mental heath therapists in CPC-CBT and TF-CBT. In order to increase children and families access to care, training is also provided to child protection case workers, intake workers, and treating therapists in evidence-based engagement strategies to increase the likelihood that children and families involved in the child welfare system seek services, attend initial intake appointments and follow through with services.