2019 All Year Training Event Sponsor – Positive Leaps

Positive Leaps has added to their Gold Agency Membership by becoming our first ever All Year Training Event Sponsor!  Positive Leaps was an inaugural year member of the Tristate Trauma Network and has continued their membership since 2016.  They were part of our First Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community from 2016-2017, have had a presence at many of our trainings and meetings, and have sponsored our Fall Conference each year.  We thank them for their commitment to trauma-informed/trauma-responsive care and for their support of TTN!  Please visit the Positive Leaps website to learn more about them and their services.

Free Community Offering

Story in Process: Trauma-Informed Storytelling Workshop – 12/5/19, 1-4pm

“We are all stories in process.” TTN is partnering with Bespoken Live to bring this free event to a small group who want to explore thier experiences with gun-based violence. “When we craft our difficult experiences into stories, we can begin to heal the wounds that hold us back.” Join us for this healing event! Story Journals and light refreshments provided.

This offering is appropriate for anyone who has been impacted by gun violence: survivors of gun violence, witnesses to gun violence, those feeling the impact of gun violence in their family, their community or even in a distant community. Many have felt the impact of gun violence in direct and indirect ways. This event is made possible by the Johnson Foundation, Bespoken Live, and TTN.

Location: Interact for Health

Registration is limited to 30 and will close when capacity is reached or Nov. 30th, whichever comes first. Since this is a FREE event and limited numbers are allowed, please do not register unless you are sure you can attend. Thank you.

LEARN MORE & REGISTER HERE **10/31 – Workshop has reached capacity. Please email if you’d like to be added to a wait list in the event of cancellations.

Trauma-Responsive Care Certification – Register for the 2019-2020 Series by Oct. 29th

The Tristate Trauma Network is committed to increasing the practice of trauma-responsive care in our community. Trauma-responsive care goes beyond understanding trauma and its effects to providing interventions that seek to alleviate trauma symptoms and lead to a higher level of functioning. TTN has chosen to partner with Finding Hope Consulting, LLC to provide its first type of Trauma Certification to practitioners: Trauma-Responsive Care Certification (TRCC).

What is TRCC – Hear Mary Vicario, LPCC-S of Finding Hope Consulting, LLC describe the course and achievements.

TRCC Testimonials Video – Hear what the June 2017 TRCC Program Graduates said about the program.

2019-2020 Series Dates: November 5-6, December 2, 2019, January 8, 2020, February 5, 2020, March 4, 2020, April 1, 2020, & May 6, 2020. Sessions will be held at the Cincinnati Red Cross. Registration for the Series plus certification application is $810.  There is also an option to attend just the 2-day foundational training on November 5-6th for $175. ($150 for TTN Members).  All TRCC certified professionals must become individual members of the Tristate Trauma Network.  Payment plan for the full series is available.  Full details and Registration

Handout with more information and requirements

Steps for Receiving Initial Certification:

  1. Complete all training and consultation sessions in the TRCC Series.
  2. Pass Competency Test taken at last session.
  3. Fill out application and include all supporting documentation.
  4. As indicated on application, make sure you have registered as an Individual Professional Member with the Tristate Trauma Network.
  5. Submit application with initial certification fee. Fee is only for those completing the Series with an agency other than TTN. Those completing with TTN have this fee included in payment for Series.

TRCC APPLICATION for those completing with TTN

TRCC APPLICATION for those completing with another agency

TRCC Renewal: Initial certification is good for two years. After the first 2 years, certification can be renewed annually by: 1) submitting evidence of 6 CEU hours related to trauma-specific or trauma-informed care AND 2) renewal of individual membership with the Tristate Trauma Network.



2017-2018 Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community

4th Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community (2019-2020 cohort)

Become part of the next tristate cohort!  TTN’s Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community in partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health is a unique offering in the tristate area. It will help guide your organization through a 12-month process of becoming more trauma-informed across a variety of domains.

Trauma-Informed Care Learning Communityinformation sheet

March 19, 2019 Introductory Webinar Link

2019-2020 Learning Community Announcement Letter
Learning Community Application Due May 8, 2019

National Council Seven Domains of Trauma-Informed Care
Seven Domains of Trauma-Informed Care for Trauma-Senstive Schools

2019-2020 Participating Agencies

Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Hamilton County Public Health

Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children

Mental Health America of Northern KY and Southwest OH

Graduates of Prior TIC Learning Communities 


Children, Inc. (KY/OH)
Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home Center for Children and Families (KY)
Goshen Local School District (OH)
Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission (KY)
Wilmington City Schools (OH)


Beech Acres Parenting Center (OH)
Community Mental Health Center (IN)
Focus on Youth (OH)
Montgomery County Educational Service Center (OH)
Northern Kentucky Children’s Advocacy Center (KY)
Solutions Community Counseling and Recovery Center (OH)
Transitions, Inc. (KY)
Western Hills University High School (OH)

Member Agency Trauma-Related Training Events

12/8/2019 Moving from Me to We to help families & babies thrive CommUNITY  Storytelling  Your voice needs to be heard! More Information and to Register Here Butler County Family & Children First
12/12/2019 & 12/13/2019 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Must attend both days for 11.0 CEUs More Information and to Register Here  Child Focus
12/16/2019 Using the Secondary Traumatic Stress Core Competencies in Trauma-Informed Supervision This workshop will satisfy the 3 clock hours in supervision for Ohio Counselors and Social Workers More information and to Register Here  Child Focus
12/17/2019 Emotional Poverty Workshop Ruben G. Perez Trainer:  Using a brain-based approach, this session looks at theunderlying causes of anger, anxiety, and violence; how they develop; and the tools that can beused to change those responses. More information and to Register Here Butler County Family & Children First
1/15/2020 Adapting Your Physical Environment to be Trauma-Informed Register Here! 
Joining Forces for Children
Monica Battle, Assistant Principal, North Avondale Montessori

Christina Even, Senior Executive Director of Student Service and Programming, Warren County ESC

The take-away: Learn how to assess your current environment for hidden trauma triggers and how to effectively portray physical safety. You will also walk away with tools and methods to properly implement a calming space within your environment- for students and/or staff.
3/18/2020 How to Utilize the Power of Relationships to Promote Healing:  A Restorative Approach Register Here!
Joining Forces for Children
Dustin Gehring, Assistant Director of Student Services

Darrell Yater, Asst. Superintendent of Human Resources

The take-away: Through experiential activities, you will learn tools to begin engaging others with a high amount of support and accountability that can be applied across settings and situations.
6/3/2020 Sustainability Through Continuous Growth and Development Register Here!
Joining Forces for Children
Dr. Martin Johnson, School Psychologist Springfield City School District The take-away: Now what?? You will develop goals and action steps for sustainable change within your environment. Change is possible and it starts with YOU!

2016-2017 Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community Agencies Graduate

We are so proud of the following agencies who completed our 12-month TIC Learning Community on June 7, 2017!  Want to know more about the true impact of the Learning Community on our participating agencies?  Check out the Year End Summit Highlights Video below!  Also watch the video testimonials provided by three of the TIC Team Leaders using the link next to their agency name.

2016-2017 Learning Community Summit Highlights Video

BHN Alliance
Butler County Educational Services Center/Grant Early Learning Center
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio  Brian Wlodarczyk Testimonial
Center for Addiction Treatment  Michael Rosen Testimonial
Central Clinic Behavioral Health
Child Focus, Inc.
Family Nurturing Center
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health
Lighthouse Youth and Family Services
Positive Leaps  Sheree Lynch Testimonial
St. Joseph Orphanage
Talbert House
Women’s Crisis Center
Youth Encouragement Services, Inc.
YWCA of Greater Cincinnati

Membership Has Its Privileges

Become a member of the TTN and show your commitment to our mission of creating a community-wide commitment to the prevention of and recovery from trauma and toxic stress in the tristate area! Memberships are available at the individual and organization level, and are required for participation in TTN’s Trauma-Responsive Care Certification (TRCC) program and its Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community.

NEW Options as of 2018: Diamond Level Membership and All Year Training Event Sponsorship. Pricing and benefits information, application with ability to pay on-line or by check, and listing of all agency members can be found on our Members Page!

Membership Has Its Privileges