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CTA FELLOWS

The CTA creates a Community of Practice by selecting individuals of excellence, our Fellows, and when appropriate, bringing them together for specific activities. The Fellows maintain their primary organizational affiliation and work; in instances where their expertise, interest and time allow, they will be invited to contribute t0 specific CTA projects.

 

 

SENIOR FELLOW

 

Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Child and Adolescent psychiatry, neurobiology: early childhood and neurodevelopment, traumatology

 

CTA RESEARCH DIRECTOR

 

Erin Hambrick, Ph.D.

 

 

THE CHILDTRAUMA ACADEMY FELLOWS

 

Mary Beth Arcidiacono, LMSW
Expertise: Social work, traumatology: traumatic loss and grief

 

Keith Bailey, M.S., Ph.D.
Expertise: Crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques, restraint/seclusion reduction strategies, changing the culture of care, curriculum development

 

Lane Benjamin, Ph.D.
Expertise: Community Violence and healing

 

Tony Bloemendaal, MSc
Expertise: Adult psychiatric, treatment non-response, trauma/neglect

 

Stephen Bradley, LICSW, LMHC
Expertise: Child and Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Wraparound and Social Justice

 

Kristie Brandt, CNM, NP, MS, DNP
Expertise: Nursing, infant mental health: early childhood development, assessment and intervention

 

Jean Clinton, BMus, M.D., FRCP(C)
Expertise: Early Childhood, neglect, children’s mental health, adolescent brain development

 

George Davis, M.D.
Expertise: Child and adolescent psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Juvenile Justice, neglect, traumatology

 

Christine L. Dobson, Ph.D., LMSW
Expertise: Clinical assessment and treatment; Secondary Trauma

 

Richard L. Gaskill, Ed.D.
Expertise: Psychology: therapeutic interventions with at-risk children

 

Pradeep Gidwani, M.D., MPH
Expertise: Child development and Community Mental Health

 

Steve Graner, M.S.
Expertise: Education, Coaching: cross country, track and field

 

Gene Griffin, J.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Psychology and law: child welfare and systems administration

 

Joe Heritage
Expertise: Therapeutic crisis intervention, training clinical teams

 

Mark Holzberg, Ph.D., MPH
Expertise: Developmental Disabilities, Child Welfare systems, Public Health

 

Gizane Indart, Psy.D.
Expertise: Psychology: sexual abuse of children, traumatology, advocacy

 

Annette Jackson, MSW
Expertise: Social work, child welfare: trauma in children, clinical outcomes research

 

Judge Robert Lowenbach, J.D.
Expertise: Juvenile Justice: Child law, systems

 

Michelle Maikoetter, M.A., NCC, LPC-S
Expertise: Children/adolescents, Domestic violence, Residential Care, Equine assisted programming

 

Dawn O’Malley, Psy.D.
Expertise: Traumatology, sexual abuse of children

 

Nelba Maquez-Greene, LMFT
Expertise: Family therapy with under-represented groups, traumatology and community response to mass traumatic loss and grief, developing responsive school climates after violence

 

Leo McGilvery
Expertise: Healing through Cree Drumming & Song

 

Dave Melnick, LICSW
Expertise: Trauma-informed Schools (including Organizational Stress and Leadership Engagement), Family Therapy (Trauma-informed and Attachment-based with children/adolescents), Trauma Evaluations and Program Consultation

 

Jeffrey Rowe, M.D.
Expertise: Children/adolescents mental health, pharmacology and school consultation

 

Marti Smith, OTR/L
Expertise: Occupational Therapy

 

Chelle Taylor, BA Hons, MPsych, MAPS
Expertise:

 

Diane Vines, LMFT, LPC, RPT
Expertise: Family therapy: clinical assessment and treatment, sexual abuse of children

 

Diane Wagenhals, M.Ed., CFLE
Expertise: Curriculum & program design for social service systems, teaching & training on child maltreatment

 

Emily Wang, Ph.D. R. Psych.
Expertise: Clinical and Educational Psychology, child development and mental health, trauma informed care

 

Kirk Ward, LCSW
Expertise: Traumatology, abuse and neglect

 

Jerry B. Yager, Psy.D.
Expertise: Psychology: clinical work with at-risk children

 

Zohreh Zarnegar, MA, MS, Ph.D.
Expertise: Infant-Early Childhood, Developmental Psychology, trauma assessment and treatment

 

 

EDUCATION FELLOWS

Sandra Brenneis, MA

Crystal Halseth, M.A.T., NBCT

Brenda Lipp

Jessica Pfeiffer, LCSW, SSW

Wayne Rufiange, M.A.

Carol Taylor, BA

Mike Yantes

 

 

ROBIN FANCOURT MEMORIAL SCHOLARS

Ajitpaul Basra

Sofia Cattelan, M.A.

Manju Haridas, MD

Eszter Perenyi

Natalie Prichard, MA

Chrissy Schieszler, MSW

Olivia Spinola

Yehudis Stokes, RN, MScN

Roland Verdouw, MD

 
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