Contact the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress


1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
Second Floor
Baltimore, MD 21231

NEW Office location:

9730 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia MD 21046

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday, 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday, 8 AM – 6 PM


For additional information about our programs, please contact:

Elizabeth Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President, Director
Phone: (443) 923-5918

Sarah Gardner, LCSW-C
Director of Clinical Services
Phone: (443) 923-5957

Betsy Offermann, LCSW-C
Co-Director, Training
Phone: (443) 923-5971

Danielle Gregg, M.A.
Co-Director, Training
Phone: (443) 923-5971

Joan Kaufman, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Phone: (443) 923-5953

Training Services at the
Center for Child and
Family Traumatic Stress:

Our Center's Training Academy and consultation services have trained over 2,000 professionals, organizations, and community partners on best practices for treating childhood traumatic stress.

If you are a mental health professional, service provider, or organization interested in improving your trauma-focused treatment capacity, visit our Training page to learn more about trainings offered by staff at the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress.

Training Courses

Helping Your Child Cope
with Media Coverage of
Community Racial Trauma
& Civil Unrest:

A short video providing tips for helping children cope with media coverage of racial trauma and community unrest:

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