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CTIPP Applauds Congress’ Action on Trauma-Informed Policy to Support Nation’s Workforce

By pwsadmin / May 18, 2022 /

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022 (WIOA) (H.R. 7309) is moving its way through Congress with new trauma-informed provisions that CTIPP advocated for to maximize the legislation’s positive impacts. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7309 with robust support.  WIOA is landmark legislation (2014) designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s…

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CTIPP Issues Statement on Recent Mass Shootings

By pwsadmin / May 17, 2022 /

As we reflect on the recent mass shootings, we mourn the devastating, senseless losses of beautiful humans. We bear witness to and honor the deep pain of the survivors, the loved ones of people who have been stolen, and the communities impacted by secondary trauma. We refuse to allow these events to be normalized, ignored,…

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CTIPP Applauds Bipartisan Passage of Trauma-Informed Amendment to the Poverty-Fighting Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2022

By pwsadmin / May 13, 2022 /

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to include a trauma-informed amendment prior to passing the bipartisan Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Modernization Act of 2022 (H.R. 5129), which is the only federal program with the explicit and overarching goal to reduce poverty, regardless of its cause. The CSBG fights poverty with…

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CTIPP Leads National Advocacy Groups Urging Congressional Leadership to Call a Vote on the Post-Disaster Mental Health Response Act

By pwsadmin / May 11, 2022 /

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) released today a coalition letter urging Congressional leaders to bring the bipartisan Post-Disaster Mental Health Response Act up for a vote as soon as possible. Groups that signed onto the letter include CTIPP, National Association of Counties, American Psychological Association, Association for Behavioral…

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Call to Action: Urge Congress to Re-Authorize the Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

By pwsadmin / May 6, 2022 /

The Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program has been shown to help parents break the cycles of trauma and poverty by providing support and teaching skills needed to achieve financial stability and to help raise healthy, happy, thriving children. MIECHV funding is due for reauthorization this year, and without it, tens of thousands of families…

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Earmarks: New, Improved, and Funding the Trauma Movement

By pwsadmin / May 6, 2022 /

By Jen Curt, CTIPP’s Director of Government Affairs Congress has reinstated the process of directing federal funds for local projects, and the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) is helping organizations apply. In 2011, Congress banned earmarks after particularly egregious and damning stories about pet projects and waste of taxpayer money came to light.…

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CTIPP Applauds Unanimous U.S. House Committee Passage of Post-Disaster Mental Health Response Act

By pwsadmin / April 28, 2022 /

Important federal legislation that would increase mental health and trauma support resources has just crossed another critical milestone towards becoming law. Today, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously passed H.R. 5703, the bipartisan Post-Disaster Mental Health Response Act, to expand eligibility for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training…

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Over 170 Advocates in 36 States Urge Congress to Invest $1 Billion in Mental Health & Trauma-Informed Resources into America’s Schools

By pwsadmin / April 21, 2022 /

MEDIA CONTACT: Laura Quigley, laura@traumacampaign.org WASHINGTON, DC – The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) released today a coalition letter urging Congress to invest $1 billion in this year’s federal appropriations bill to increase trauma-informed resources and improve access to mental health professionals in America’s schools.  A recent survey by the U.S. Centers for…

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The Federal Budget is a Statement of Our Country’s Values. Thanks to You, it’s Beginning to Look More Trauma-Informed

By pwsadmin / April 19, 2022 /

By Jen Curt, CTIPP’s Director of Government Affairs Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) reflects on progress made in the recently passed Fiscal Year 2022 budget and the fight ahead in FY23. Congress passes appropriations legislation annually to fund the federal government, including federal agencies and their programs for businesses and local governments. Each…

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Coalition Urges Congress to Invest $1B into Mental Health Professionals & Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools

By pwsadmin / April 7, 2022 /

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a traumatic experience for our youth, and the isolation, toxic stress, loss, and instability it has caused have led to persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, an increase in suicidality, and overall poor mental health. It is imperative that schools support students’ mental health as it is the one place…

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