Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress— Training Academy


Betsy Offermann, LCSW-C
Co-Director, Training Academy

Danielle Gregg, M.A.
Co-Director, Training Academy


6th Biennial Trauma Conference

Addressing Trauma Across the Lifespan: Modern Day Threats and Social Discord

October 5-6, 2017

National Spotlight

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is spotlighting the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress SMART model. Learn more about the SMART model or download the training guidelines here.

If you are interested in having a training session on the SMART model, please contact the training academy at


Trauma Training Academy- Kennedy Krieger Institute

The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress- Training Academy is dedicated to improving the quality of services provided to children and families who have experienced trauma by educating and training mental health and  helping professionals in the Baltimore metropolitan area and across the nation on the developmental and behavioral consequences of trauma, evidence-based treatments and trauma-informed treatment approaches.

For more information about the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress- Training Academy, please click on the links below.

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:

Resource Finder


A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.