Pledge for Life Partnership - Kankakee County, IL (Cohort 8 - 2019)

Team Members

  • Kate Reed
  • Jackie Haas
  • Laura Sztuba
  • Juanita L. Redd

Team Overview

Develop a trauma-informed county, focusing on data, dispersion, and policy. Goal is to create a data collection system around the effects of trauma to evaluate efficacy of trauma prevention and healing efforts. Project will connect physicians with nursing students who can who can help us apply Dr. Nadine Burke Harris' model for administering the ACEs and Resilience Surveys that avoids retraumatization. “Train the trainer” approach will be used as will a focus on minority populations.