The Steering Committee of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network guides the development of the national network of centers to improve treatment and services for all children and adolescents in the United States who have experienced traumatic events. Steering Committee members serve 2-year terms and are selected to reflect the diversity of the NCTSN, including representatives from the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, SAMHSA, and Category II, Category III, and Affiliate organizations.
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS)
Treatment and Services Adaptation Centers - Category II
Community Treatment and Services Centers - Category III
Dr. Michael Gomez is currently Assistant Professor at the Center for Superheroes at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Pediatrics and Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech University Psychological Sciences, where he is committed to dissemination of evidence based practices in psychology. He was previously faculty at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect/Child Study Center Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the OU Health and Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. He specializes in Trauma-Focused CBT, treatment of adolescents with problematic sexual behaviors (PSB), PCIT, TARGET, and assessment of autism spectrum disorders. He is a Nationally Certified TF-CBT Trainer. Additionally, he is a Nationally Certified CE-CERT Trainer, a model for addressing vicarious trauma in providers. He is trained in assessment and diagnostics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He is one of the three national co-chairs for the National Child Traumatic Stress Networks (NCTSN) Trauma and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Workgroup, as well as a member of the NCTSN Steering Committee, NCTSN Affiliate Advisory Group, and the NCTSN Youth Task Force.