Parents & Families/Ongoing Projects

Title: The University of Massachusetts Child Trauma Training Center
Dates:
9/30/2012 - 9/29/2016
Funder: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Funding: $1,597,310
PI: Jessica Ludy Griffin, Psy.D.

Description: To improve identification of trauma and increase trauma sensitive care and access to evidence based trauma treatment for at risk and underserved populations in Central and Western Massachusetts, including Court-involved children and military families by:

1. Developing, enhancing and strengthening the abilities of pediatricians, school personnel, law enforcement, and juvenile court personnel; 2. Creation of a Centralized Referral System and; 3. Providing training to clinicians in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

see alsohttp://www.umassmed.edu/CTTC.aspx 

Personnel: Lisa Fortuna, M.D.,(Co-I), Melodie Wenzgross, Ph.D.(Co-I), Thomas Grisso, Ph.D.(Co-I)