CFSNH statewide staff advances

as training as trauma informed agency

Manchester, NH, March 3, 2016…Approximately 135 staff members of Child and Family Services of NH spent March 3rd advancing their expertise in trauma informed care.  As a private, nonprofit, social service organization, CFS provides an array of social services including child abuse prevention, intervention and treatment, mental health counseling, runaway and homeless youth services, substance abuse treatment, senior care, home-based family preservation services, foster care, early intervention for children with developmental concerns, and much more.  The training conference was held at the Derryfield Country Club in Manchester, and featured presenters, Kay Jankowski, Ph.D., and Erin Barnett, Ph.D., from the Department of Psychiatry at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University.

 

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“Trauma Train-HC”:  Pictured here are members of the CFS Homecare program, which primarily helps senior citizens to remain living safely and independently in their own homes.  Left to right:  Noreen Brown, Dottie Gove (director), Ellen DeStefano, Dawn Wheeler, Millie Bolt, Michelle Breault, and Edie Mozer.   “Trauma Train Clinicians”:  Pictured here are members of the CFS clinical staff who work in mental health counseling, at-risk youth services, and substance abuse treatment.  Left to right:  Tara Monzo, Jessica Conrad, Sandra Volkman, Marta Neskey, Melissa Cook (director), Ryan Barrieau.