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Roanoke Valley Trauma Informed Community Network (VA)

The Roanoke Valley Trauma Informed Community Network seeks to connect organizations to better understand, prevent, and address ACEs & trauma in our community. The RVTICN features a learning cohort of organizations who are delving into the work of creating trauma-informed systems. We provide training & resources and believe that through these connections, we can build resiliency.

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VA TICNs eNote January 24 2022

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The Roanoke Valley Trauma-Informed Community Network (TICN) was born in early 2020 from a partnership of five organizations, guided by The National Council of Behavioral Health, who committed to transforming how they serve their communities and take care of their staff. By understanding the impact & prevalence of trauma, and adverse childhood events (ACEs), we can build understanding, compassion, and resiliency across all sectors. The Roanoke Valley TICN is anchored by Children’s Trust, which has committed to being the backbone agency, and now includes 20+ organizations across committees and roles. Our mission is to continue to provide resources, learning collaboratives, education, and support to organizations and individuals seeking to deepen their understanding of the human condition.
There are a lot of ways to get involved:
Sign up for ourmailing list by subscribing on the right-hand side of this page. Through our mailing list you will receive our monthly newsletter and notifications of upcoming trainings.
Request a free Trauma Basics training for your team or attend a public workshop (offered every other month).
Attend one of our free Community Network Meetings where we learn about a variety of trauma-related topics.
Join one of our committees to help support the activity of the Network.
Find more resources about ACEs and Trauma-Informed Care on the right-hand side of this page under "Resources for downloading."
Join our Learning Collaborative, where organizations seek to implement Trauma-Informed Care for their staff and the communities they serve with the support of similar organizations.
Get in touch with Decca Knight, the TICN Coordinator and Trauma Specialist, for everything in-between. You may email her at

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