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

Project Overview

5th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2009
     Project End Date: 6/30/2012 - No Cost Extension Through: 12/31/2012

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.

Award Amount: $300,000

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:
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2009 - 12/31/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2010 - 6/30/2010
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2010 - 12/31/2010
     Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2011 - 6/30/2011
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2011 - 12/31/2011
     Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2012 - 6/30/2012
     Project Final Report Summary   

Affiliated Web Pages:
     La Causa, Inc.
     Milwaukee County Wraparound Program
     Milwaukee Public Schools
     Mobile Urgent Treatment Team

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.
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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