About the Summit County Trauma Informed Care Coalition (SCTICC)
Over 20 community partners representing the health care, education, legal and other systems working together to educate our community and to improve quality and access to trauma informed support – to create a trauma informed community.
To increase understanding within the community about trauma and its effects, to improve quality of care and access to evidence-based services for individuals and families affected by trauma, and to facilitate collaboration across systems.
What is Trauma/Adversity?
Any experience, real or perceived, that leaves a person feeling hopeless, helpless, and/or fearing for one's survival or safety.
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What is the Summit County TICC doing about it?
- Speaker's Bureau - Providing presentation to educate the community about the importance of trauma and how we can prevent it and overcome its effects. Use this form to request a speaker.
- Workforce Development - Supporting and endorsing evidence‐based, trauma informed practices and providing professional development opportunities.
- Collaboration - Developing a network of interdisciplinary community organizations to promote county‐wide coordinated trauma informed care.
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
National Center for PTSD
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Center for Trauma Informed Care
The Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. works to advance innovations in health care delivery for low-income Americans and is a good source of information including trauma informed care.
Summit County Partners
|Akron Childrens Hospital
||Akron Metropolitan Housing Association
||Akron Municipal Court
||Akron Public Schools
||Attorneys Emershaw, Mushkat & Schneier
||Battered Women's Shelter
|CCF/AG Path Center
||Change Direction Summit County
||Community Support Services
||First Things First Council
|Greeenleaf Family Center
||NEOBH Pastoral Counseling Services
||Portage Path Behavioral Health/PES
||Rape Crisis Center
||Summa Health System
|Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board
||Summit County Children Services
||Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro
||Summit County Juvenile Court
||Summit Educational Service Center
||Tough Work Outreach
|University of Akron
Want to learn more or get involved?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org