Affiliated NCTSN Professionals

Below is a roster of affiliated NCTSN professionals. These individuals have previously been associated with a funded organizational NCTSN partner site and have expressed an interest in remaining connected to and active with the Network. As the status of organizational sites changes and as individuals make career moves, this list will change.
Address: 
Fielding Graduate University
12 West Constance Avenue, Unit 3
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Work: 
(805) 708-4323
Address: 

The Village Family Services
6736 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 200
North Hollywood, CA 91606

Work: 
(818) 755-8786 x108
Description: 

Irma Seilicovich is COO and cofounder of The Village Family Services in North Hollywood, California. Formerly coordinator for the Trauma Center at Children's Institute Inc., in Los Angeles, Ms. Seilicovich continues her association with the NCTSN while implementing evidence-based trauma treatment for children at The Village Family Services.

Address: 
Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
4641 Fulton Drive North West
Canton, OH 44718
Work: 
(303) 433-6075 ext.166
Fax: 
(303) 433-1843
Description: 

Jacquelyn Pidruzny was involved at the Cullen Center of Toledo Children's Hospital for two years during her graduate training in clinical child psychology. She is currently completing her pre-doctoral internship at Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, where she focuses her efforts on clinical practice and disseminating information on effective treatment of trauma in early childhood and children with autism spectrum disorders. She is eager to participate in numerous NCTSN activities related to these populations.

Address: 

Hathaway-Sycamores
210 South DeLacey Avenue, Suite 110
Pasadena, CA  91105
 

Work: 
(818) 896-8366
Address: 
Wilson-Sigrest
103 Hillcrest Drive
Clinton, MS  39056
Work: 
(601) 398-5436
Description: 

Jennifer Sigrest was the former Evaluation Coordinator for the Trauma Recovery for Youth Project with Catholic Charities in Jackson, MS. She is now co-owner of Wilson-Sigrest, LLC and specializes in working with adolescents and adults dealing with issues of traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, LGBT-related concerns, and other life stressors. She provides consultation and collaboration with organizations working to implement and sustain best practices or to change and improve existing systems. She remains involved with NCTSN through the affiliate program and has a special interest in working with the LGBT population.

Address: 
6300 University Avenue, Suite 125
Middleton, WI 53562
Work: 
(608) 237-8005
Fax: 
(608) 237-8005
Email: 

Jim Van Den Brandt, LCSW, ACSW

Address: 
Group Health Corporation of South Central Wisconsin
3051 Cahill Main
Fitchburg, WI 53711
Work: 
(608) 661-7214
Description: 

Jim Van Den Brandt is the former clinical area manager of Integrated Services and director of Adolescent Trauma Treatment at the Mental Health Center of Dane County in Madison, WI. Jim has contributed to the development of numerous Network products, provided training and leadership on the adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices, and helped various systems become more trauma-focused and evidence-based. Jim is currently the mental health services manager for Group Health Cooperative in Madison, WI and he remains involved with a variety of Network activities and product development efforts.

Address: 

PO Box 56
4855 Broad Street
Mooresville, AL 35649

Work: 
(256) 520-0366
Fax: 
(256) 350-1888
Description: 

JoAnn Jaco Plucker was project director for the National Children's Advocacy Center's NCTSN project in Huntsville, Alabama. She is now a private consultant and grant writer.

Address: 

20 Park Avenue
Stillwater, NY 12170

Work: 
(518) 944-3703
Description: 

Joseph Benamati is author of START (Systematic Training to Assist in the Recovery from Trauma) and former center director of the Parsons Child and Family Center's NCTSN project in Albany, New York. Dr. Benamati is currently a faculty member at the Sanctuary Leadership Development Institute in Yonkers, New York. He remains involved with the Network through his membership on the NCTSN Steering Committee (2008–2010), and through his trainings and speaking engagements around the United States.

Address: 

Child and Adolescent Services
University of California, San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Avenue, Unit 6B
San Francisco, CA  94110
 

Work: 
(415) 206-3278