Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Community & Trauma Counseling
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


Introduction to Queer Affirmative Therapy

Wednesday March 20, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

Luis Ramirez, LCSW

WHERE:

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 Performanc Space
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


Trauma, Addictions, & Ethics: Challenges for Treatment Providers

Wednesday May 15, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

Nicole Johnson, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

Dominic Sisti, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

WHERE:

Downs Hall Auditorium
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


PAST EVENTS

Art Therapy: An Introduction

Tuesday,  October 9, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 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


The Neurologically Informed Trauma Practice

Wednesday,  October 24, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

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

Winden Rowe, MS

WHERE:

Downs Hall Auditorium
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


Trauma, Neurobiology & Sensory Interventions

Wednesday November 14, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

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

WHERE:

Downs Hall Auditorium
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


Addiction, Trauma, & the Role of Stigma

Wednesday January 30, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FEATURING:

Kimberly McLaughlin, MS, MEd., CAADS, LPC

WHERE:

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