Every child is precious.
Hope & Healing JAX equips ALL who touch the lives of children with what they need, so they can give children what they need.
Every child should feel precious, loved & safe.
Equipping ALL who touch the lives of children with what they need, so they can in turn give children what they need thereby creating an integrated ecosystem that will improve the everyday lives of children and families.
Kirsten Freitag Murray
Hope & Healing JAX, Inc.
Jennifer Bradstreet, MSW, LCSW
Director of Operations
Hope & Healing JAX, Inc.
Jacquelyn Green, CPM
Circuit 4 Community Development Administrator Office of Child & Family Well-Being
Florida Department of Children and Families
1. Foster Awareness & Culture Change
Create a trauma informed culture of awareness, knowledge, care, safety, and connection in the entire community (with neighborhoods as the centers) and within provider agencies to bring about education, resolution, and healing of trauma through customized TBRI®, trauma informed care, and Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs) training to all sectors.
2. Prevent and Reduce ACEs and Trauma
Deliver trauma responsive interventions through Systems of Care networks of Prevention, Intervention and Treatment services that prevent and reduce trauma/ACEs including evaluation activities with measured outcomes.
3. Nurture Connection and Learning Communities
Strengthen and widen networks among community members with neighborhoods as the center and engage with professionals from all sectors to share resources, with research around TBRI®, trauma informed care and PACEs best practices as the core work.
THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Community Partnerships Manager
City Year Jacksonville
Betsy Dobbins, Esq., MSW
Center for Children’s Rights
Jada Hunter, MSW
Center of Hope at Emmett Reed
Community Reinvestment, Family Support Services
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Jacksonville Public Education Fund
Senior Director of Operations
Crawford Early Learning Center at Sulzbacher Village
Elizabeth Sizler, LCSW
Quality Improvement Clinical Director
Director of School Behavioral Health
Office of Student Discipline and Support Service
Duval County Public Schools
Co-chairs: Katrina Taylor & Jada Hunter
Purpose: To increase family and community engagement in PACEs/TBRI/trauma-informed training and practice.
Co-chairs: Warren Buck, Elizabeth Sizler, and Betsy Boyce
Co-chairs: Betsy Dobbins, Danté Jennings and Alefia Landry
Purpose: To improve connection to services for children involved with DCF and the Justice system, including access to insurance.
Co-chairs: Jen Bradstreet and Kirsten Murray
Co-chairs: Jacquelyn Green, Jennifer Bradstreet and Kirsten Murray
Purpose: To convene & mobilize diverse funders to support this work and practice of H&HJAX within trauma-informed and resilience-building frameworks resulting in reduced child maltreatment, policy reform and systems change.