Trauma Center Newsletter

Please enjoy the past and current volumes of our newsletter!


Spring 2017 Volume VIII

  • Dr. Ernestine Briggs-King Announced as Honorary Van der Kolk Research Director
  • Trauma Center Models added to the National Registry of Evidence-Based Practices & Programs (NREPP)
  • Spotlight on...Jana Pressley, Ph.D.
  • Cutting Edge - Research Updates
  • Endowment Update: Herman Chaired Clinical Directorship
  • Currently Enrolling and Announcements

Fall 2015 Volume VII

  • Lookout Foundation Establishes Mind Body Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
  • Spotlight on Sinead McLaughlin, LICSW
  • ARC Teams Up With Annie E. Casey Foundation to Develop New Curriculum for Foster Parents
  • Cutting Edge - Research Updates
  • Endowment Update: We are almost there!
  • Currently Enrolling and Announcements

Fall 2013 Volume VI

  • Thank You to all the Donors!
  • SMART: Preschools and Overseas
  • Spotlight on New Trainees
  • Pathways to Permanency Program: 5 Years Later
  • Cutting Edge - Research Updates
  • Upcoming Events and Group Enrollment Announcements

Fall 2012 Volume V

  • The Trauma Center turns 30!
  • Spotlight on Hilary Hodgdon, Ph.D.
  • Ethiopian Trauma Network Launched
  • Cutting Edge - Trauma Sensitive Yoga
  • Trauma Center Awarded Several Major New Grants in 2012!
  • Upcoming Events, Group Enrollment Announcements, and "Like" Us on Facebook!

Summer 2011 Volume V

  • Fun at the Fundraiser!
  • Associate Director Named
  • Sounds of Abolition
  • New Book by Trauma Center Staff
  • Spotlight on Neurofeedback
  • DTD Update: The Trial Has Launched 7 Sites!
  • Upcoming Events, New Products, and Group Enrollment Announcements

Spring 2011: IMPACT -- A publication of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

  • Developmental Trauma Disorder Set for Clinical Field Trial
  • Residential Treatment Center Renamed in Honor of Bessel van der Kolk

Fall 2010 Volume IV Issue 2

  • Introducing the New van der Kolk Center
  • Creativity in Trauma Treatment
  • Spotlight on New Year of Training
  • Endowment Fund and Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD) Fund Drive Updates
  • Upcoming Events, New Products, Enrolling and Recruiting Announcements

Spring 2010 Volume IV Issue 1

  • Spotlight on Developmental Trauma Disorder
  • ARC Book Published in March
  • 2nd Annual Auction Fundraiser for SMART Program
  • Endowment and Program Development Donors
  • Upcoming Events, Enrolling and Recruiting Announcements

Fall 2009

Fall 2008 Volume II

Summer 2008 Volume I

Winter 2007-2008 Volume 1 Issue II

Fall 2007 Volume I Issue I





New!: Trauma Informed Caregiving Group: Working Together for Effective and Attuned Caregiving: Begins March 20, 2020


Gender Neutral Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Class on Saturdays


Trauma Center at JRI awarded federal grant of $633,405 to help those affected by human trafficking


Suffolk University and the Trauma Center at JRI Receive $3 Million National Child Traumatic Stress Network Grant


Books by Trauma Center Faculty and Colleagues available on