Arturo Zinny, LPC, MA is the Program Director of Healing Hurt People (HHP) at the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, Drexel University. HHP is a hospital and community-based violence intervention program (VIP) serving victims of violent injury (gunshot, stabbing, and assault) ages 8 to 35. HHP provides trauma-informed case management, peer support and trauma-focused treatment to its participants and their families. Since 2004, he has provided mental health and drug and alcohol services to underserved children, adults, and families impacted by chronic adversity, intergenerational trauma, and poverty. He has also provided supervision and technical assistance on implementing trauma-services for children and families in community behavioral health settings both in the USA and Argentina. From 2013 to 2018, Mr. Zinny served as Project Director for the Philadelphia Alliance for Child Trauma Services (PACTS) at Community Behavioral Health (CBH), an NCTSN Category III grant. In this role, he oversaw the implementation of trauma-specific services by PACTS’ citywide network of 20 community behavioral health agencies; lead efforts to increase awareness of childhood trauma in Philadelphia and coordinated PACTS’ Youth Advisory Board. Mr. Zinny is a former chair of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s (NCTSN) Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth Sub-Committee. Mr. Zinny is a 1st-year student at Drexel University's Ph.D. in Public Health, Community Health and Prevention concentration. He expects to graduate in 2023.
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