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Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress
Elizabeth Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President, Director
Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress:
The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress is one of 192 current and affiliate organizations comprising the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). The NCTSN is a network of organizations from all over the United States, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). NCTSN is a national resource which addresses the problem of childhood trauma, defines best practices, raises public awareness and improves access to services for families and children who experience trauma. Through its continued participation in NCTSN, the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress demonstrates its commitment to providing valued trauma-informed trainings and quality clinical services using evidence-based and evidence-informed assessment and treatment practices.
The Center consists of three components:
Related Media Coverage:
- The Washington Post: Have a Kid Who's Out of Control? A New Therapy Offers a Kind of Parental Empowerment
- WBAL-TV: Struggling to Discipline Your Kids? Try Again
- Impact (Newsletter of The National Child Traumatic Stress Network): Elizabeth Thompson Reflects on "Peak Professional Experience" with Network
Related Press Releases
- KKI Joins National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Family Center to Use $1.6 Million Grant to Improve Care of Traumatized Children