Central Massachusetts Childrens Trauma Center


LUK Crisis Center, Inc. in partnership with state and community agencies, has enhanced the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Category III Central Massachusetts Child Trauma Center (CMCTC) to strengthen, and expand access to and availability of effective and culturally competent trauma-informed services and evidence-based trauma treatment for children aged 0-18. CMCTC focuses on children who experience the effects of trauma related to abuse and neglect, domestic violence, suicide and/or substance abuse with an emphasis on military children and their families. CMCTC continues to work with all children and families needing specialized trauma services. CMCTC target population are children and families struggling with difficult life events, with a focus on military families. CMCTC will assist mental health agencies to implement Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) in sixty-five cities and towns in Central Massachusetts.

Meet our Partners:

CMCTC partners with schools, child serving state agencies, Community Healthlink, LUK inc, RFK Children’s Action Corp., You inc., Families and Communities Together, Project New Hope, Operation Military Kids, National Guard Family Support Center, and the University of Massachusetts NCTSN Category III Child Trauma Training Center to meet our vision of improving access to the community and families to trauma specialized services.

Trauma-Informed Services

CMCTC provides curtailed training to child serving agencies and caregivers on Understanding Trauma. CMCTC uses NCTSN products as a foundation for these trainings. Training can be anywhere from 1 hour to 2 full days depending on the request.

Treatments Work

Treatment from a mental health professional who has training and experience working with traumatized children can reduce child traumatic stress and minimize physical, emotional, and social problems. Community Healthlink, LUK inc., RFK Children’s Action Corp., You inc. clinicians have been trained by CMCTC in evidence-based trauma treatments.

Contact Information:

For general referrals call 800-579-0000
Or download a referral form - document CMCTC Referral Form

For clinical consults and/or trauma informed training requests call Ashlee Dionne 978-345-0685 Ext. 2258

To become a member of the CMCTC advisory group contact Ashlee Dionne 978-345-0685 Ext. 2258

Helpful Documents

document Definitions For Trauma Screen

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