Traumatic Stress Grant

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services announces a one-year grant to continue and expand grant activities funded under the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative, Treatment and Service Adaption Centers, Category II and Community Treatment and Services Centers – Category III. This grant is to increase activity and services of the nation's child welfare system, juvenile justice/dependency court systems as well as to fund child mental health systems. The goal is to create a national network of grantees known as the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) that works to develop and promote effective trauma treatment, services and other resources, such as child-serving community service systems, for kids exposed to trauma. The deadline for this is June 3, 2011.

 

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Amie Flanagan

Amie Flanagan is a writer and reporter with the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Amie is currently pursuing her degree in Communication with a strong focus of Journalism and Mass Media Studies at Kennesaw State University. She has a strong interest in news, radio, and film production and editing. She is also writing a book.