• Child traumatic stress occurs when children and adolescents are exposed to traumatic events or situations, and this exposure overwhelms their ability to cope with what they have experienced.
    - Julian D. Ford, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine,


To register for any of the Free Childhood Trauma Training—Gray Matters! events click here.

If you are interested in requesting a training from the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition, please contact Anne Studzinski at astudzinski@voices4kids.org