University of Tennessee Health Science Center, The Tennessee Network of Trauma-Informed and Evidence-Based System

Funding Period: 
[2012 - 2016]

The Tennessee Network of Trauma-Informed and Evidence-Based Systems (TN-TIES) project will increase access and improve services to youth in foster care who have experienced trauma. Evidence-based, trauma-informed interventions will be disseminated into multiple systems commonly responsible for the care of youth in state custody including resource parents, child welfare staff, and mental health providers. Training will be provided to: 1) 225 resource parents using the curriculum Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents; 2) at least 60 child welfare workers using the Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit; and 3) 50 mental health clinicians using Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) by certified TF-CBT trainers.

City, State: 
Memphis, TN
Janet Todd
(901) 448-3420

5583 Murray Road
Memphis, TN 38119

(504) 343-5476

Mindy Kronenberg was the former site coordinator for the LSUHSC Early Trauma Treatment Network site and training coordinator of the Louisiana Rural Trauma Services Center. Dr. Kronenberg remains involved in the Zero to Six and Schools Workgroups and is a Child Parent Psychotherapy trainer. She is currently working in Memphis, TN and collaborating with local agencies to increase access to infant mental health and trauma services.


Omni Visions, Inc.
301 South Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 210
Nashville, TN  37211

(615) 443-7222
(615) 444-5430

Ann Kelley is the former director of Healing the Hurt. She is now the Director of Residential Services for Omni Visions and incorporates her expertise in child trauma in the agency's assessment, treatment, and training and foster care activities.


1220 Rugby Drive
Nashville, TN 37207

(615) 887-7000

Donna Humbert was project director of the Trauma Intervention Center for Children & Adolescents in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a contract therapist providing evidence based and evidence informed individual and family therapy services, and adoption services for children in foster care with Omni Visions, Inc.  She provides clinical supervision. She focuses on strengthening evidence-based services for adolescents and their families.

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