Affiliated NCTSN Professionals

Below is a roster of affiliated NCTSN professionals. These individuals have previously been associated with a funded organizational NCTSN partner site and have expressed an interest in remaining connected to and active with the Network. As the status of organizational sites changes and as individuals make career moves, this list will change.
Address: 

Cenpatico
5814 East 58th Street
Tulsa, OK 74135
 

Work: 
(918) 500-3879
Description: 

Roy Van Tassell is the former Director of Clinical Services for Family & Children's Services in Tulsa OK. a Category 3 Treatment Center. He currently is Director Trauma and Evidenced-based Interventions for Cenpatico, and an active affiliate. He is a TF-CBT National Trainer, participated in several national and state level TF-CBT Learning Collaboratives and has been actively involved in the Child Sexual Abuse and Child Traumatic Grief workgroups as well as other NCTSN initiatives.

Address: 
1201 Tall Pine Ln
Ste 2
Cloquet, MN 55720
Work: 
(715) 296-9429
Email: 
Description: 

Saprina Matheny was the Clinical Program Manager for the Ambit Network at the University of Minnesota. In that role, she provided clinical consultation and training related to the implementation of Trauma Informed Communities/Practices to a variety of audiences, including education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and clinicians. She now provides outpatient therapy, as well as supervision, consultation, and training with a particular emphasis on implementation of TF-CBT.

Address: 

2813 Cherrystone Place
Fort Collins, CO  80525

Work: 
508) 942-3160
Description: 

Sara McConnell is an educator and clinical interpreter with over 20 years of experience. In recent years she has worked for Colorado State University's community outreach program, serving the local Hispanic community by providing interpretive services in conjunction with social workers, judges and the courts, psychiatric and medical professionals. Her primary clients are child victims of trauma and their families.

Address: 

Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence Children's Health
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX 75235

Work: 
(214) 456-1522
Description: 

Sara Pollard completed a postdoctoral psychology fellowship with the Georgia Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (GCTSI), an NCTSN Category III center and collaboration between Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine. During this fellowship, she developed expertise in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. Additionally, Dr. Pollard delivered webinars on suicide, self-injury, and cultural issues in maltreated children. She now works in an integrated primary care clinic for children in foster care, and has been integrating the NCTSN's Resource Parent Curriculum with Triple P for foster and adoptive parents. She is especially interested in network projects related to integrated care, foster care, and cultural and systems issues.

Address: 

National Resource Center on ADHD
CHADD
4601 Presidential Drive, Suite 300
Lamham, MD 20706

Work: 
(240) 487-2324
Description: 

Susan Vosburgh is the Director of the National Resource Center on ADHD at CHADD. She is a Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years’ experience as a therapist, clinical supervisor, administrator, and educator. She graduated from the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) at Catholic University and has received post-graduate training in child and family therapy and the administration of social service agencies. She has been on the faculty of Georgetown University’s Department of Psychiatry and NCSSS and has served as a mental health consultant and trainer to schools, churches, the courts and government agencies. Susan has provided therapeutic services to diverse populations of all ages, directed a bilingual therapeutic preschool, a child and adolescent hospital outpatient clinic, a school mental health program and a trauma and bereavement mental health agency. She is bilingual, bicultural in English and Spanish.  

Address: 

YWCA of Northwest Georgia
48 Henderson Street SW
Marietta, GA 30064

Work: 
(770) 423-3595
Description: 

Tanya Toyer previously worked as the Director of Counseling and Social Services for the Adopt America network, where she oversaw the daily operations of the counseling and social work services. She provided counseling/social work supervision, adoption home studies, pre- and post-placement services for adoptive families; oversaw national home studies for funding purposes; and supervised the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program and family outreach program. She also provided evidence-based trauma treatment for adoptive/birth families. Ms. Toyer previously worked as a clinical counselor for St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, where she provided integrated mental health services in primary health care services for children, adolescents, and their families, as well as for substance-exposed newborns and their mothers, women who experienced postpartum depression and PTSD symptoms, and individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Previously, Ms. Toyer worked for the Toledo Children’s Hospital (Cullen Center) as a clinical counselor. Her responsibilities were to provide mental health services for traumatized children and their families. Currently, Ms. Toyer works for the YWCA of Northwest Georgia as the Counseling Program Manager. The YWCA serves families (primarily women and children) who are victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence. Ms. Toyer continues to provide evidenced-based trauma treatment for children and families, and serves as an affiliate member of the NCTSN Child Welfare Committee.

Address: 

New Life Counseling
522 Vermont Street, Suite 0
Quincy, IL 26301
 

Work: 
(217) 617-1134
Description: 

Thomas Donovan is a trainer of Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS) and Psychological First Aid (PFA). Thomas formerly served at Chaddock, a former category 3 site, as the Associate Director of Clinical Services. Currently he is the owner of New Life Counseling in Quincy, IL and Assistant Pastor at Columbus Road Baptist Church.  

Address: 
Iowa Department of Public Health Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Work: 
(515) 242-6514
Fax: 
(515) 281-4535
Description: 

Tiffany Conroy formerly worked at Children's Research Triangle in Chicago as a Child and Family Therapist and Community Relations Coordinator. She is now the Violence Prevention Coordinator for the Iowa Department of Public Health where she coordinates the state's public health response to violence against women.

Address: 
Metropolitan Family Services
1 North Dearborn, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60602
Work: 
(312) 986-4292
Description: 

Vikki Rompala was the Co-Chair of the Partnering with Youth and Families Committee at NCTSN and the Program Evaluation and Consumer Initiative Coordinator at La Rabida Children's Hospital Chicago Child Trauma Center. She now works as the Director of Outcomes and Evaluation at Metropolitan Family Services and remains involved with creating trauma-informed services for many different service sectors including domestic violence, child welfare, youth development, early childhood, and outpatient mental health settings.

Address: 

Community Access Unlimited
80 West Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
 

Work: 
(908) 354-3040 ext. 206
Description: 
William Webb

is relatively new [2012] to the trauma-informed field after 40 + years in management and consulting in child welfare, family service, mental health.juvenile justice npo's and some government agencies. His MSW/ACSW training provides a clinical/organizational/community-based service system perspective to work with boards,staff,funders and community groups. He is currently consulting on special projects, incl.program development and community capacity development, focusing on developmental disabilities and youth at risk populations, at Community Access Unlimited in Elizabeth NJ. Previously as ED at Family & Children's Services, He was instrumental in developing a "Transforming Trauma" program,funded by SAMHSA, to improve and increase trauma-informed and trauma-focused services to children and youth in multiple service systems in New Jersey. In partnership with Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the CARES Institute, our program faciltated TF-CBT training for clinicians regionally, developed a trauma-informed community collaborative and instituted an education and training program to assist other community providers in becoming trauma-informed. He is happy to continue his recent experience with NCTSN as an individual affiliate member and is very committed to helping strengthen the development and dissemination of trauma-informed services, knowledge and practice wherever possible.