Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Department of Counseling & Behavioral Health
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.

Mission

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


UPCOMING EVENTS


3rd Annual Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference

19-1245 Trauma Postcard

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference.  Early bird, student, and group pricing is available through June 15th.  

PAST EVENTS


Art Therapy: An Introduction

Tuesday,  October 9, 2018

FEATURING:

Rachel Brandoff, PhD , ATR-BC, ATCS, LCAT
Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Art Therapy Specialization 
Community & Trauma Counseling

Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


The Neurologically Informed Trauma Practice

Wednesday,  October 24, 2018

FEATURING:

Craig Strickland, PhD
Affiliate Faculty, Community & Trauma Counseling
Director, Organizational & Employee Development, Horizon House

Winden Rowe, MS

Downs Hall Auditorium
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


Trauma, Neurobiology & Sensory Interventions

Wednesday November 14, 2018

FEATURING:

Denise Rochelle Wolf MA, ATR-BC, ATCS, LPC
Proprietor/Therapist Mangata Services

Downs Hall Auditorium
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


Addiction, Trauma, & the Role of Stigma

Wednesday January 30, 2019

FEATURING:

Kimberly McLaughlin, MS, MEd., CAADS, LPC

Alumni Hall: Solis-Cohne Room
Jefferson - Center City Campus


Introduction to Queer Affirmative Therapy

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

FEATURING:

Luis Ramirez, LCSW

Downs Hall Auditorium
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


Art Therapy for Non-Art Therapists

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

Rachel Brandoff, PhD, ATR-BC, ATCS, LCAT
Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Art Therapy Specialization 
Community & Trauma Counseling

WHERE:

Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space
Jefferson - East Falls Campus

Art Therapy for Non-Art Therapists


Overcoming Odds: Never Say, "Can't"

Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

Angelle E. Richardson, PhD, LPC
Visiting Assitsant Professor 
Community & Trauma Counseling-
Thomas Jefferson Univeristy

Oleg Lougheed
Overcoming Odds

Felicia Wilson
Fear Everything and Rise, LLC

Nyala Phillip
NP Consulting

Molly McLaurin
Monarch Connections, LLC

WHERE:

Downs Hall Auditorium

Jefferson - East Falls Campus


FREE: Community Trauma Training Workshop

Thursday, June 6, 2019
1:00.-4:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books: The People's Sanctuary
(5507 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Community Members, Caregivers, Paraprofessionals, Service Providers 


Healing Trauma Through F.A.I.T.H.
(Faith Alliances Inspired to Help)

Thursday, June 13, 2019
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

KEYNOTE:

Bishop Dr. Michael A. Blue Sr. 
Pastor, Author, Community Leader

WHERE:

Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space
Jefferson - East Falls Campus

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Faith Leaders, Clergy, Seminary Students, Faith Based/Community Based Organization Leaders