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Tia Burroughs Clayton, MSS
Learning and Community Impact Consultant

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Alyson Ferguson, MPH
Chief Operating Officer

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Vivian Figueredo, MPA
Learning and Community Impact Consultant

Derrick M. Gordon, PhD
Learning and Community Impact Consultant

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Georgia Kioukis, PhD
Learning and Community Impact Consultant

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Samantha Matlin, PhD
Senior Learning & Community Impact Consultant

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Caitlin O'Brien, MPH
Director of Learning & Community Impact

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Joe Pyle, MA

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Nadia Ward, MEd, PhD
Learning and Community Impact Consultant

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Bridget Talone, MFA
Grants Manager for Learning and Community Impact

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Hitomi Yoshida, MSEd
Graduate Fellow

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Ashley Feuer-Edwards, MPA
Learning and Community Impact Consultant

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June 17th, 2020: Investing in Community Resilience Webinar 3: Trauma-Informed Practice in Action

Jun 10, 2020

Building on the Foundation’s Trauma-Informed Philanthropy series, we are pleased to present a 10-month learning series, Investing in Community Resilience. This series, presented in partnership with the eXtension Foundation, will provide vital information to funders and cooperative extension professionals for developing trauma-informed, healing-centered approaches in their work.

The third webinar, Trauma-Informed Practice in Action, will be on Wednesday, June 17th from 3-4pm EST.

To register, click here.

Trauma-Informed Practice in Action
June 17th, 2020
3-4pm EST

The webinar will explore trauma-informed principles and frameworks and what they mean for practice at the organizational, community, and systems level.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify elements of trauma-informed, healing-centered programs, organizations, and systems
  2. Understand how a trauma-informed approach can enhance their work

Presented by: 

Kate Daugherty, MA
Hopeworks ‘N Camden

Kate Daugherty, an acknowledged leader in the fields of conflict resolution, trauma-informed care, and community collaboration, leads the Camden Healing10 Collaborative, a cross-sector coalition of Camden organizations that share a potentially transformative vision for the City: infuse a trauma-informed approach to services and care across all organizations that interact with Camden residents in order to help improve the wellbeing and life prospects of individuals and communities.  In addition, Kate also oversees the Youth Healing Team and Hopeworks practice-based trauma training business, training schools, organizations, and nonprofits in how to leverage a trauma informed culture for better performance.

Prior to coming to Hopeworks, Kate earned her Master’s degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University, including field work in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  She has also travelled extensively, including time in Malawi, Scotland, Brazil, Ireland, Serbia, Croatia, and Germany.

At Hopeworks, the work of the Healing10 and the Youth Healing Team has been recognized numerous times, including the 2016 National Scattergood Innovation Award!

In her free time, Kate is a certified yoga instructor, bringing balance in an otherwise hectic existence!


Kayana Clue
Hopeworks ‘N Camden

Kayana Clue is an Intern with the Youth Healing Team department at Hopeworks N’ Camden. Kayana is a leader, and full-time student-athlete at Rutgers University-Camden double majoring in Psychology and Childhood Studies, aspiring to create change with youth and minorities residing in low income neighborhoods within her community. She has worked with Gateway Community Action Partnership assisting the Mayor and her peers with a summer feeding project providing healthy meals and resources for children and families in her hometown of Bridgeton.

Martie Gillen, PhD

University of Florida

Dr. Martie Gillen is an Associate Professor in the department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences at the University of Florida.She is also a research affiliate of the Institute for Child Welfare. She is a Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner, Accredited Financial Counselor, and a Financial Social Work Educator. Dr. Gillen teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of trauma as well as personal finance. She was a foster parent for over five years and is an adoptive parent. She is also a Guardian ad Litem volunteer.