Nuestros Ninos, Nuestro Futuro (Our Children, Our Future)

Project Overview (PDF)

5th Funding Cycle Impact Award

    Project Start Date:    July 1, 2009
    Project End Date:      June 30, 2012 - No Cost Extension Through: December 31, 2012
    Award Amount:         $300,000

Project Goal Statement: Project will address mental health problems experienced by students exposed to violence through implementation of an evidence-based behavioral intervention program and build sustainable school capacity to support good mental health for children.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Chyra Trost, MSW, LCSW, La Causa, Inc.
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Milwaukee County Wraparound Program
  • Mobile Urgent Treatment Team
  Academic Partner(s):

Primary Academic Partner: Julia Dickson-Gomez, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Laura Glasman, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Angel Rosado, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Cheryl Sitzler, MA, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Presentations
    • Presentation given to La Causa School Staff and MPS Officials
    • Presentation at the AHW-WPP Leading the Way Joint Conference – Nuestros Ninos, Nuestros Futuro: Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in School. Leading the Way: A Joint Conference of Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin and Wisconsin Partnership Program. September 27, 2012.
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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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