Implementation of Cognitive Processing Therapy in Rape Crisis Centers

This project will use a randomized controlled trial to assess feasibility and effectiveness of a learning-collaborative as an implementation strategy to advance use of CPT for treating PTSD in 15 Texas Rape Crisis Centers.

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Intervening on Child Neglect: A Micro Simulation Evaluation Model of Usual Care

This project will use microsimulation methods to model the impact of usual care child welfare services in differing policy and population contexts on maltreatment report recurrence and entry to foster care for children reported for neglect.

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Child Maltreatment Postdoctoral Training Institute

This five-year intensive summer research institute is designed to prepare a new cadre of skilled investigators dedicated to engaging in child abuse and neglect research.

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Comprehensive Approach to Unmet Mental Health Needs of Preschool Children in Foster Care

This grant supports and evaluates the integration of supplemental doctoral-level mental health consultation within a foster care team.
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Buffering Toxic Stress

Children are at risk of developing toxic stress response when chronic stressors are paired with an absence of supportive and responsive caregiving.

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Enhancing System Response to Sexually Abused Children

The Trauma Recovery Program will work to improve access to clinically appropriate and evidence-supported assessment and intervention for patients and families where sexual abuse has likely occurred.

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Relationship and Sexual Violence-Assessment Initiative

In 2016, Washington University in St. Louis announced stepping up its efforts to stop sexual assault — expanding both prevention programs and crisis services and launching a new research initiative to develop and test solutions.

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SAGE Project

Social Workers Advancing through Grounded Education (SAGE): Building Capacity for Mental and Behavioral Health in Indian Country

The SAGE project recruits, trains, and financially supports Native and non-Native students as they complete 360 hours of their concentration practica.

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