Jefferson Trauma Education Network

The Jefferson Trauma Education Network (J-TEN) serves as a trauma training hub and resource repository, drawing on the expertise of Jefferson’s Community and Trauma Counseling program, along with regional and national partners.  J-TEN supports a network of trauma-informed providers and communities, with the goal of improving outcomes in the Philadelphia region and beyond. With grant support from Scattergood, J-TEN offers monthly trainings and workshops to professionals, paraprofessionals and students across disciplines and sectors, community members, parents, caregivers, and leaders.


J-TEN will:

  1. Engage with communities and families to foster health and resilience.
  2. Grow interprofessional skills and competencies across sectors and among clients, patients and community members
  3. Offer resources for providers, families, communities and leaders.
  4. Reduce barriers and support equitable access to services.
  5. Bridge classrooms and care centers.
  6. Provide skills and knowledge to foster trauma responsive care.
  7. Fill gaps in research and evaluation.
  8. Advocate for trauma-informed and prevention-focused policies and practices supported by science.
  9. Educate and train providers to address the social determinants of health.
  10. Contribute to vibrant, healthy and sustainable communities and workforces