• Child traumatic stress occurs when children and adolescents are exposed to traumatic events or situations, and this exposure overwhelms their ability to cope with what they have experienced.
    - Julian D. Ford, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine,

Welcome

to the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition

The Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition is composed of over 80 public and private organizations dedicated to promoting the prevention and treatment of childhood trauma.  

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