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Facilitating Access to Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment for Youth

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Presenters: Jessica L. Griffin, Psy.D.,  Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), and Genevieve Kane-Howse, LMHC, Project Director of the UMass Medical School Child Trauma Training Center (CTTC).

Please join the Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center for a webinar to learn about the UMass Child Trauma Training Center’s (CTTC) Centralized Referral System (CRS).  The CRS is a free resource for families, providers, and professionals looking to refer children to trauma-focused evidence-based treatment.  Across our state, despite multiple wide-scale dissemination efforts to train up the workforce in evidence-based trauma-focused treatment, children who have experienced trauma have had to sit on waiting lists until services were available, with average waiting times as long as 4 to 6 months. The CRS was developed to help facilitate quicker access to treatment for these vulnerable youth. Jessica Griffin, Psy.D. and Genevieve Kane-Howse, LMHC from the UMass CTTC will discuss the impetus for the CRS, how the system works, and how individuals interested in making a referral can do so. 

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