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Steering Committee

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.

Subtance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Kenneth Curl

Center for Mental Health Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 14E-05B
20857 Rockville , MD
(240) 276-1779

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS)

Treatment and Services Adaptation Centers - Category II

Heidi Ellis

Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, BCH 3199
02115 Boston , MA
(617) 919-4679

Heather Forkey

UCLA Pediatric Approach to Trauma, Treatment and Resilience (PATTeR)
55 Lake Avenue North
01655 Worcester , MA
(774) 442-6629

Judith Cohen

Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents Allegheny General Hospital
4 Allegheny Center, Room 864
15212 Pittsburgh , PA
(412) 330-4321

Rocio Chang-Angulo

Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice University of Connecticut School of Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue
06030 Farmington , CT
(860) 679-1728

Community Treatment and Services Centers - Category III

Ginny Sprang

UK Center on Trauma and Children University of Kentucky
3470 Blazer Parkway, Suite 100
40515 Lexington
(859) 218-6901

Kamilah Jackson

Philadelphia Alliance for Child Trauma Services (PACTS) Community Behavioral Health
801 Market Street, Suite 7100
19107 Philadelphia , PA
(215) 413-8586

Jason Lang

Child Health and Development Institute
270 Farmington Avenue Suite 367
06032 Farmington , CT
(860) 679-1550

Susana Rivera

Serving Children and Adults in Need, Inc.
1605 Saldana Avenue
78041 Laredo , TX
(956) 724-3177

Kelly Kinnish

Project InterCSECT Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, Inc.
P.O. Box 3995
30302 Atlanta , GA
(678) 904-2880

Joshua Arvidson

Alaska Child Trauma Center Anchorage Community Mental Health Center
4045 Lake Otis
99508 Anchorage , AK
(907) 762-2817


Erna Olafson

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
311 Albert Sabin Way
45229 Cincinnati , OH
(513) 558-4067

Erika Tullberg

NYU Center on Coordinated Trauma Services in Child Welfare and Mental Health NYU Child Study Center
One Park Avenue, 7th Floor
10016 New York , NY
(646) 754-5107

Gwendolyn Downing

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
1200 NE 13th Street
73117 Oklahoma City , OK
(405) 248-9359