The Alaska Child Trauma Center specializes in providing direct trauma-focused services to children ages 3-12 that have experienced complex trauma (child abuse, neglect, exposure to domestic violence or sexual abuse).
The Center also provides training that includes:
- Complex trauma
- Traumatic Stress and the Psychobiology of Trauma
- ARC (Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency Development; a framework for working with complex traumatized youth)*
- On-going consultation and training.
- Training for early child care providers to support positive social and emotional development practices.
- Training on early childhood mental health assessment and intervention.
The Alaska Child Trauma Center is a regional training hub for the SAMHSA-supported National Complex Trauma Training Network and the lead agency for the Alaskan Trauma-Informed Care Statewide Training Initiative.
*ACMHS is a certified ARC Training Site.
The Alaska Child Trauma Center also works in partnership with Office of Children’s Services and provides behavioral health assessments to children entering child protective services custody in Anchorage.
For more information on The Alaska Child Trauma Center call Lucy Smith at (907) 762-2852.