Community Outreach and Trauma Specialist (AmeriCorps)

This position will work primarily with the Fostering Healing Program, which helps children who are being raised by relatives or foster families due to abuse and neglect, parental addiction, losing a loved one to homicide, witnessing domestic violence, or experiencing other traumas. Fostering Healing provides crisis counseling, free therapy and legal services and helps caregivers navigate complex systems and access supportive services so the children they love can heal and thrive. This position will help provide children with early access to upstream mental health support and help set up a new support group for youth.  This position supports mental health, healthy growth and development, and injury and violence prevention in children and youth across the state of Wisconsin.

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