Steering Committee

Ava Ashley —  Director, Trauma Transformation Unit,  Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbilities

June Cairns — Director of Staff Development, Philadelphia Department of Human Services

Nick Claxton — Program Director, Maternal Child Family Health Division, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Martha Davis — Co-Director, Institute for Safe Families

Sophia Hwang - Research Associate, PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Renee Queen Jackson - Deputy Chief, Office of Early Childhood Education, School District of Philadelphia

Kate Maus — Director, CAPTA Services,  Philadelphia Department of Human Services

Stephen Paesani — Children and Adolescent Training Specialist, Behavioral Health Training and Education Network

Donna Piekarski — Vice-president, Education, Brightside Academy

Linda Rich — Program Research Director, Center for Non-violence and Social Justice, Drexel University

Antonio Valdez — Executive Director, Children’s Crisis Treatment Center and Department of Behavioral Health Trauma Advisory Group

National Advisors and Consultants

Jane Berdie, MSW — President, Jane Berdie and Associates

Sandra Bloom, MD — President and CEO, CommunityWorks

Roger Fallott, PhD — Director of Research and Evaluation, Community Connections

Vincent Felitti, MD — Co-investigator, ACES Study

Bruce Perry, MD — Senior Fellow, Child Trauma Academy

John Rich, MD, MPH — Chair, Health Management and Policy, Drexel University School of Public Health

Lisa Ulmer, MSW, ScD, Chair, Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University School of Public Health

Philadelphia Advisory Board

David Dan, MSW — David Dan Consulting

David Fair — Principal, David Fair Consulting 

Anne Holland, PhD — Children’s Crisis Treatment Center

Jennifer Kolker, MPH — Drexel University School of Public Health

Deb Lawrence, PhD — School of Education, Chestnut Hill College

Kathleen Noonan, JD — University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice

Deborah Roebuck — Maternal Child Health Department, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Judith Silver, PhD — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Shelly Yanoff — Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth

Margaret Zukoski — Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services

Cross System Training Institute

Khary Atif, MSS, MLSP, LSW, ACSW - Department of Human Services

Martha Davis, MSS — Institute for Safe Families

Ellen Feynberg, PsyD - Department of Behavioral Services

Brenda Fox - MEd - Retired Teacher School District of Philadelphia

Maria Frontera, MSW, LSW - Health Federation of Philadelphia

Michelle Heyward, MA — Department of Behavioral Health

Stephen Paesani, MTS — Behavioral Health Training Education Network

Amanda Schrieber, MSW —Temple University

Cynthia Shirley, MSW, LSW — Health Federation of Philadelphia

Monica Sullivan, MEd — Health Federation of Philadelphia

Kalma Kartell White, MEd, CPRP  — Behavioral Health Training Education Network

Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW — Institute for Safe Families/Department of Human Services