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All Kentuckians are mandated reporters. If you believe a child is being abused or neglected, call the Child Protection Hotline.

1-877-KYSAFE1 or 1-877-597-2331

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Child help: National Abuse Hotline:
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Working Together to Heal Trauma: A Training Opportunity for Community Partners

Press Contacts:
Mara Powell                                                                                                    Marissa Ghavami
502-895-8167 *122                                                                                        502-743-2733                                                                        

Healing TREE, in partnership with the Face It® Movement and Children’s Alliance, is convening a two-part training series on trauma and healing for partner agencies and clinicians. Internationally recognized EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) therapy author and clinician Dr. Jamie Marich of The Institute for Creative Mindfulness is teaching an on-site training in EMDR, an evidence-based treatment modality for trauma.

The two-part training is available at a discounted rate to Kosair Charities® Face It Movement partners and Children’s Alliance members. Upon completing the training, clinicians will have received 52 hours of training including supervision and consultation.

Data: September 2018 and February 2019

Location: Maryhurst in Louisville, KY

Face It Movement and Children’s Alliance members are eligible to apply. Request an application by emailing


About Healing TREE: Healing TREE (Trauma Resources, Education & Empowerment) is dedicated to transforming how society responds to abuse and interpersonal trauma. As the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study shows, childhood trauma can be the root cause of mental and physical illness, homelessness, domestic violence, addiction, and suicide later in life. Healing TREE connects those who have suffered trauma with resources necessary for healing rather than coping, provides education to professionals across fields and the public at large that promotes awareness, effective intervention and cutting edge treatment and offers empowerment through producing arts projects that encourage a healing movement. This initiative brings training in a leading trauma treatment modality to clinicians serving children in Kentucky, helping achieve Healing TREE’s goal of making healing from trauma the new normal and serving those who need it most. Learn more at

About Children’s Alliance: The Children’s Alliance is a member association comprised of over 35 member agencies who provide child welfare and behavioral health services for Kentucky’s most vulnerable and at-risk children and families.  The Children’s Alliance’s mission is to improve the well-being of Kentucky’s at-risk children and families by shaping public policy and enhancing member agency programs.  For more information, visit

About Face It: The Face It® Movement launched in 2013 as an initiative led by Kosair Charities in response to the number of child abuse deaths in the Commonwealth. Face It focuses on a three-pronged approach to addressing child abuse and neglect: promote best practices in child abuse prevention and intervention, build awareness and engage the community, and advocate for effective policies to improve the child welfare system. Learn more at Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @faceitabuse.