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Crittenton Children’s Center at Saint Luke’s Hospital

May 28, 2019

Crittenton Children’s Center serves as the region’s premier psychiatric care provider for children, adolescents and their families. Crittenton is the creator of Trauma Smart, an early-childhood trauma intervention program designed to help heal children 3-5 years of age.  Every year it cares for 6,000 troubled children and adolescents.

Crittenton Children’s Center is fully integrating SSIC into their prevention and treatment programs to further benefit the children and families that are served by:

  • Training staff on SSIC topics using the website.
  • Incorporating SSIC into the hospital program for pre-adolescents, Trauma Smart, Foster Care and Homebased Services.
  • Increasing awareness during community events such as Rock It!, health fairs, back to school events, CIT training for police and quarterly professional educational workshops when appropriate for the age of child and topic of discussion.