The Child Trauma Training Center at UMass Medical School provides free support to parents, caregivers and child-serving professionals who need help connecting a child with an appropriate trauma intervention. LINK-KID staff:
- Screen for trauma exposure and trauma-related symptoms.
- Discuss appropriate treatment options with caregivers and/or referral sources.
- Make a referral to an appropriate service.
- Update caregivers and referral sources on the status of the youth’s referral on a regular basis.
LINK-KID maintains an active database of providers across the state trained in trauma-focused, evidence-based practices, including information about waitlists, language capacity and insurances accepted.
For more information, see https://www.umassmed.edu/cttc/cttc-services/link-kid/
Contact LINK-KID at 855-LINK-KID