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.
was formerly associated with the NCTSN Adolescent Trauma Treatment Development Center of the North Shore LIJ Health System in Manhasset, NY. She was strongly involved with NSLIJ work after 9/11 with children, families, and first responders and she also was involved in the development of a program for military personnel and their families. Dr. Vogel continues to be involved in the NCTSN Family Systems and Military Families workgroups and has been collaborating with the University of Oklahoma Terrorism and Disaster Center on work related to family resilience.
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.
Betsy McAlister Groves was the former director of the Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center, and site director for Boston site of the Early Trauma Treatment Network. She is now on the faculty at Harvard's Graduate School of Education and remains involved with NCTSN activities focused on early childhood trauma, domestic violence and collaborations with pediatric professionals to increase their skills in identifying and responding to childhood trauma.
Vikki Rompala was the Co-Chair of the Partnering with Youth and Families Committee at NCTSN and the Program Evaluation and Consumer Initiative Coordinator at La Rabida Children's Hospital Chicago Child Trauma Center. She now works as the Director of Outcomes and Evaluation at Metropolitan Family Services and remains involved with creating trauma-informed services for many different service sectors including domestic violence, child welfare, youth development, early childhood, and outpatient mental health settings.