2017 Annual Meeting at the National Hellenic Museum
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The Board of Directors of Family Focus were happy to share a review of fiscal year 2016 with our supporters. Vaughn Gordy, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors shared highlights from the year, and the FY2016 Annual Report. We were also honored to have Dr. Colleen Cicchetti as our keynote speaker to share information on trauma and the effects trauma can have on a developing child. For a review of Dr. Cichetti's comments, click here.
Dr. Colleen Cicchetti, Executive Director of the Center for Childhood Resilience at Lurie Children's Hospital
Dr. Cicchetti has worked at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for over 25 years focusing on program development and evaluation, community outreach and parent education, theraputic summer camp programming, and treatment for children who have been exposed to trauma. In 2004, she founded the Center for Childhood Resilience (CCR) to increase youth access to mental health services and provide training, consultation, education and outreach to school professionals, community health agencies, city leaders and parents. A core tenet of the center is to promote a public hleaht approach to expanding mental health services, allowing the CCR to address mental health reform holistically.