Trauma-Informed Community Initiative
of Western New York

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"Grand Rounds" speaker series #3

"Caring for the Chronically Ill"
Deborah Medakovich, RN, MSN
VA Western New York Healthcare System
Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

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September 4, 2014

8:30 - 10:00 am
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Butler Rehab Center Auditorium

RSVP - Notices and updates

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Quarterly General Meeting
October 8, 2014

3:00 - 5:00 PM
American Red Cross - 786 Delaware Ave., Buffalo

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Services Sectors Town Halls

Behavioral Health
9/23 - 3:30 -5:00 PM, Red Cross 786 Delaware Ave
Law Enforcement / First Responders
10/2 - 3:30 -5:00 PM, Red Cross 786 Delaware Ave

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Join us in making
Western New York
a Trauma-Informed Community

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Thank you, Dr. Grimm and all participants in our Quarterly General Meeting
July 16, 2014

American Red Cross
Berkshire Farm Center
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Buffalo Hearing and Speech
Buffalo Police Department
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Buffalo State College
Care Management Coalition of WNY
Catholic Charities of Buffalo
Child Care Resource Network
Erie Community College
Erie County Sheriff's Office
Gustavus Adolphus Family Services
Institute for Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care
Jewish Family Services
New Directions Youth and Family Services
University of Buffalo School of Social Work


Dr. Grimm's power point (download)

Recommended ACE Study introductory videos

New Yorker Article
"The Hot Spotters"

Free SAMHSA book
TIP 57

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Western New York
Trauma-Informed Care

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Greater Buffalo
Trauma-Informed System of Care
Community Plan

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"Introduction to
Trauma-Informed Care"
Power Point

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Lead Agencies - Contacts

University of Buffalo School of Social Work

Susan A. Green, LCSW
Clinical Associate Professor
Co-Director Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

Care Management Coalition of Western New York, Inc.

Mark Robinson
Executive Director
and CEO

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Mission Statement

To lead and assist organizations, individuals, and communities through the mobilization of resources in education, prevention, and response to the multi-dimensional aspects of trauma as a root cause of our growing public health crisis.

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Vision Statement

Western New York, a trauma-informed community, is responsive to every individual affected by trauma through a network of multi-disciplinary, collaborative partners, creating a healthier and safer community.