NSTSN Media Campaign with PCTHRCG

Thank you for participating in the NCTSN Product Development Application cycle. You will find that the questions on this application mirror the Eligibility Checklist you have already submitted with a little added detail.

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Why Use Community of Practice Models

Review of Strengthening Family Coping Resources During COVID-19

“What are some of your family traditions during the holidays?” This question was posed by Dr. Laurel Kiser to the trainees in the Strengthening Family Coping Resources During COVID-19 Community of Practice. “We make cookies!” “I decorate for everything!” “We talk about our favorite family memories!” were some of the responses shared by trainees. Dr. Laurel Kiser, PhD, MBA, and Vikki Rompala, LCSW, discussed how maintaining family traditions, especially during challenging times like the COVID-19 pandemic, can help minimize the negative impact that traumatic events have on children, parents, care givers, and whole family units.

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Program Director Stepping Down

After 13 years as Program Director of the FITT Center, Kay Connors is stepping down to devote more time to her work on early childhood mental health. We wish her great success.

Partnering with Families and Youth

In 2008, FITT Center collaborated with the Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health (MD Coalition) and Youth MOVE-Maryland to include family and youth voice into the Center’s outreach, awareness/training activity and intervention and product development.

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Baltimore: A Trauma and Resilience Informed City for Children and Families

Breakthrough Series Collaborative Final Report

The Trauma-Informed Resilient City for Children and Families Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC) began in June 2015 and formally concluded with a reunion meeting on November 15, 2016. It included nine teams, representing a range of “formal” and “informal” organizations across Baltimore.

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Family Readiness Worksheet

Families dealing with trauma experiences often benefit from counseling services to help with healing. But with so many things to consider, it can be hard to decide if now is the right time or if it would be better to wait for some time to pass.

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