KY Project AWARE

Grants and Contracts Details


The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC) will partner with Kentucky AWARE in the creation of two trauma-informed care learning collaboratives: (1) regional behavioral consultants and other specialists from educational cooperatives across the state; (2) educators from the three participating LEAs; and (3) school-based mental health professionals. The University of Kentucky CTAC located in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is dedicated to the enhancement of the health and well-being of children and their families through research, service and dissemination of information about child abuse and trauma. The CTAC has extensive experience working with professionals from across Kentucky and is knowledgeable of effective strategies for addressing the behavioral health needs of culturally-diverse children, youth, and young adults affected by trauma. In addition to implementation of the learning collaboratives, the Center will also employ the YMHFA Coordinator and a Project Assistant. Dr. Sprang as well as the Youth Mental Health First Aid Coordinator and Project Assistant will serve on the Kentucky AWARE State Management Team.
Effective start/end date3/18/159/29/15


  • KY Department of Education: $40,116.00


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