Mission


 

Mission

The Center’s primary mission is to develop and disseminate knowledge, technologies and best practices that will contribute to reducing and ending violence against children and the effects of trauma on children, families and the workforce. The center completes a translational research agenda by: (1) using clinical practice with children and families experiencing trauma to generate research questions regarding assessment and interventions to improve safety and health/mental health; (2) conducting funded research with children, family members  and providers experiencing trauma and related problems; (3) implementing evidence based treatments and practices to clinicians. and child serving systems of care; 4) translating and disseminating findings to the broader scientific community (5) consulting, advising, and collaborating with federal and state agencies and policy makers.