CTIPP CAN Calls take place on the third Wednesday of every month from 2-3:30pm ET/11am-12:30pm PT. They are free and all are invited to join! 

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May 2022 CTIPP CAN Call

Poverty Reduction & Brain Development


Kimberly Noble, M.D., PhD

May's call explored how poverty reduction can have a direct positive impact on children’s brain development. Our featured speaker was Kimberly Noble, M.D., PhD. Dr. Noble was the lead author of a recent study featured in the New York Times that found modest cash stipends to new mothers led more fast-paced brain activity in their children, which had previously been associated with higher cognitive skills.

April 2022 CTIPP CAN Call

Journey to Success


Rebecca Robuck

April's call introduced new CTIPP staff members and discussed the organization’s growth, as well as featured a presentation from Rebecca Robuck on Journey to Success, an emerging policy campaign that seeks to improve outcomes for all youth and young adults who experience foster care. (Presentation slides)

March 2022 CTIPP CAN Call

Winer Family Foundation


Liz Winer

In North Carolina, momentum for building trauma-informed systems that strengthen resilience across the lifespan continues to grow. An important next step is to consider how strategic alignment of current efforts could maximize collective impact and build an intentional and coordinated way of working together across sectors and across the lifespan to build community resilience.

February 2022 CTIPP CAN Call

Nurse Family Partnership & Child First, and Families USA


Jenny Wing Harper and Kelly Murphy

Funding for the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program expires on September 30 of this year. MIECHV is the primary federal funding source for voluntary, evidence-based home visiting programs. Learn more about home visiting, MIECHV, and opportunities to engage in advocacy efforts this year.

January 2022 CTIPP CAN Call

Baltimore City and Maryland State Trauma-Informed Initiatives


Zeke Cohen and Claudia Remington

This CTIPP CAN call highlighted the work in Baltimore, started by the late Congressman Elijah Cummings, that is making the city trauma-informed, as well as new strategies to make the State of Maryland trauma-informed.

December 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

CDC and NGA Addressing ACEs


Phyllis Ottley, Shelby Hockenberry, Chidi Jenkins

This CTIPP CAN call highlighted how the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Governors Association are working to combat and prevent ACEs.

November 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Trauma-Informed Health Care

Karen Schetzina, Alina Schnake-Mahl, and Scott Heiser

This CTIPP CAN call highlighted how trauma-informed approaches are being leveraged by health care systems to improve outcomes by addressing social determinants of health.

October 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

South Coast Together and AZ ACEs Consortium

Bob Lieberman, Renee Menkens, Angie Burleson

This CTIPP CAN call highlighted two trauma-informed initiatives that are helping regions on the west coast of the United States to support the communities they serve.

September 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Initiatives

Marlo Nash, Kaitlin Mulcahy, Gerry Costa, and Kelly Crane

This CTIPP CAN call's main takeaway is that there are approaches states could adopt using American Rescue Plan funds and other public resources that will help reduce the impact of trauma in early care settings and systems as part of the daily flow of life.

August 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Trauma-Informed Advocacy Workshop

Dan Press, Jesse Kohler, and Whitney Marris

This CTIPP CAN call covers: Why advocacy is important; How to advocate effectively; and What to advocate for right now. Participants are invited to develop and practice their advocacy pitch through independent work, as well as explore what kind(s) of advocacy they want to partake in.

July 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Using Trauma-Informed and Faith-Based Approaches to Overcome Poverty

Sanghoon Yoo and Rebecca Lewis-Pankratz

This CTIPP CAN call highlighted two presenters who have helped start and expand the missions of various nonprofit organizations to support the deep needs in their communities and states. Understanding that trauma is at the heart of so many issues communities all over, they embraced trauma-informed approaches to bring about the healing and wellness that the world around them needed.

June 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Trauma-Informed Educational Initiatives

Donna Manuelito, Ann Mahi, Jason Roberts, Godwin Higa, and Guy Stephens

This CTIPP CAN featured three school administrators or retired administrators who implemented trauma-informed practices at schools in three very different communities, all of which suffered from the effects of historical trauma, ACEs, and poverty, as well as the founder and executive director of a nonprofit called the Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint.

May 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

How to Determine if Your Organization is Trauma-Informed

Mimi Graham, Marsha Morgan, Steve Kauffman, Steve Brown, and Gerry Vassar

This CTIPP CAN call addressed a critical question that many organizations are increasingly asking themselves - "How do we determine where on the spectrum my organization sits in regard to becoming fully trauma-informed, and what more can we be doing to become trauma-informed?" Our presenters are experts who have developed or are applying different tools for evaluating and providing answers to these questions.

April 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Statewide Comprehensive Trauma-Informed Strategies

Dave Ellis, Christine Norbut Beyer and Dan Jurman

This CTIPP CAN call featured presentations by directors in two states that have created offices to promote trauma-informed care and resiliency through HEAL PA and the New Jersey Statewide ACEs Action Plan.

March 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

WAVE Trust and the 70/30 Campaign

Aidan Phillips

This CTIPP CAN call featured WAVE Trust, a UK-based charity that has been campaigning for greater prevention of trauma, and trauma-informed services, for 25 years. WAVE Trust is well known for its ambitious campaign to reduce ACEs in the UK by 70% by 2030 (their 70/30 Campaign).

February 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Trauma Matters Delaware and Southern Oregon Success

This CTIPP CAN call featured presentations on two groundbreaking trauma-informed initiatives – one covering an entire state and the second covering a region of a state. Each can serve as a model for other states and regions.

January 2021 CTIPP CAN Call

Universities Becoming Trauma-Informed

Southern Oregon University, East Tennessee State University, and Florida State University

This CTIPP CAN call described ways that we can integrate trauma-informed principles into course design so that every student graduates with knowledge about trauma science, as well as initiatives at universities to expand trauma-informed work broadly.

December 2020 CTIPP CAN Call

Anti-Racism and the Trauma-Informed Movement

Father Paul Abernathy and Teena Brooks

This CTIPP CAN call examined ways in which we move towards justice and reconciliation in a way that invites collective and personal healing, and how CTIPP and the National Trauma Campaign are looking to integrate equity principles into its work.

November 2020 CTIPP CAN Call

Trauma-Informed Peer Support Programs

Phil Duval, Adrienne Elder, Stephanie Covington, and Helen Skipper

This CTIPP CAN call began with an update on trauma-informed provisions in the U.S. Senate appropriations bill, an overview of CTIPP’s First 100 Days recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration, and more. This month's call will feature a presentation on peer support groups as part of a trauma-informed strategy.

October 2020 CTIPP CAN Call

Police Reform and Trauma-Informed Care

Becky Haas, Chief Christopher Leusner, and Chief David Roddy

This CTIPP CAN call featured presentations on one of the most pressing issues this country is facing – Police Reform -- and the roles trauma-informed approaches can play in finding solutions to it. It will feature presentations on the role trauma-informed approaches are playing in helping to promote the goals of police reform.

September 2020 CTIPP CAN Call

Building Community-Based Population-Level Mental Wellness and Resilience

Janet Pozmantier and Bob Doppelt

This CTIPP CAN call featured presentations on the urgent need to build community-based population-level mental wellness and resilience for the civilization-changing event that is climate disruption. The acute traumas and pileups of toxic stresses suffered now and in the future by a disrupted global climate system generates widespread psychological and psychosocial problems including, but not limited to, ACEs.