The Center on Trauma and Adversity (Trauma Center)

The Trauma Center was established on April 2, 2018, by a group of Mandel School faculty with expertise in trauma and clinical social work. Its founding director is Assistant Professor Megan R. Holmes, PhD. Assistant Professor Jennifer A. King, DSW, LISW, will serve as Assistant Director.  Other Trauma Center members include Associate Professor Sonia Minnes, PhD; Marjorie N. Edguer, PhD, LISW-S, LICDC-CS; Victor K. Groza, PhD; Amy Korsch-Williams, MSSA, CNM, LISW-S; Gerald Mahoney, PhD; Meeyoung Min, PhD; and Laura Voith, PhD.

Our Mission

The mission of the Center on Trauma and Adversity is to reduce the impact of trauma, respond to adversity, and promote resilience through trauma-informed integrated research and training.