Secondary Traumatic Stress Breakthrough Series

Grants and Contracts Details


The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children (UK CTAC) will work with the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to strengthen their policies and practices to respond to staff trauma. Specifically, the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children will provide evaluation, technical assistance and consulting services in four key areas: Establishing the Collaborative Change Framework and Scope of the Project; Team Preparation and Pre and Post Assessment and Consultation; Three Face to Face Learning Sessions; and Coaching and Consultation During Action Periods. To this end, UK CTAC will perform the following activities: For Contract Period 1: February 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 Launch of STS-BSC for Group #1 1) In collaboration with DBHDID staff, establish the collaborative change framework and scope 2) Creation of tailored surveys for up to 10 sites enrolling in the STS BSC based on individual interviews with each site, and/or consultation with the DBHDID. 3) Administration of the STIS-OA in up to 10 jurisdictions, and consultation/assistance with communication strategies to increase response rate 4) Preparation of dashboards tailored to each site that represents baseline BSC data. These dashboards would be customized based on jurisdiction and DBHDID requests. 5) Eight planning calls with the DBHDID and/or STS-BSC teams to discuss findings, plan for collaborative sessions, problem solve issues that arise, or to provide technical assistance. 6) Two, daylong learning sessions in a central location to drive change, create and pursue data-driven goals, facilitate change and plan for sustainability. 7) Consultation and consulting calls throughout the first two action periods (pre-work prior to Learning Session 1, action work between Learning Session 1 and Learning Session 2)
Effective start/end date4/10/206/30/20


  • KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services: $32,000.00


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