Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health

At Oklahoma’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, you’ll find pediatric physicians and specially trained trauma doctors working together to deal with the effects of traumatic injury on growing bodies. These pediatric trauma experts treat life-threatening situations by delivering the highest level of trauma care in the region. And they coordinate your child’s care between the Trauma Center and Oklahoma Children’s Hospital through a multidisciplinary team-based approach.

TSN Coordinator

Address
1200 Children's Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73104

Telephone
cell: 4056259037


Upcoming Programs & Events

Caregiver Support Group

Mondays • 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm CST

This is a support group for caregivers. If interested contact the Trauma Coordinator and they will send a referral. They will then add your email to the caregiver support group list and links are sent weekly to provide online access. Learn more

Community Forum

Link up with other survivors and their families for information, support and hope. Learn more

Grief Support Group

EVERY OTHER MONDAY, JANUARY TO MAY • 6:30-7:30 pm

Calm Waters Grief Support Groups are ongoing. Families, children, ages 3 to 18, and individuals, may join a support group at any time and attend as long as needed. Learn more

May is Trauma Survivor Month!

May 2022

The entire month of May is focused on raising awareness for trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more

National Trauma Survivors Day!

5/18/22

The 3rd Weds. in May is National Trauma Survivors Day! We celebrate together the strength and resiliency of trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more


Community Resources

American Red Cross

https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/online-safety-classes

Be prepared to provide care at home, at school or in your community by learning the appropriate care to provide for first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies. Taken entirely online only.

AMPOWER

www.empoweringamputees.org

The mission of AMPOWER is to empower and strengthen those affected by amputation or limb difference through peer mentorship, educational resources, and community events.

BrainLine

www.brainline.org

Brain injury facts, information, symptoms and support. Resources for preventing, treating, and living with brain injury. This is a terrific site and a valuable resource for survivors, their families, and professionals.

Catholic Charities

https://www.catholiccharitiesok.org/

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City serves those in need, regardless of their faith, through transformative, empowering and dignity-affirming social service programs that seek to eliminate material, emotional and spiritual poverty across Central and Western Oklahoma.

Latino Community Development Center

https://lcdaok.com/

LCDA provides a variety of services for child development, health, prevention, treatment, and youth development.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

https://www.nctsn.org/

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created to increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. This network provides resources and education about Trauma-Informed Care and how trauma impacts children and families.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness. 1-800-273-8255

Oklahoma Chapter United Spinal Association

https://unitedspinal.org/chapter/oklahoma-chapter-of-united-spinal-association/

The Oklahoma Chapter of United Spinal Association is a 501(c)3 organization that serves individuals and families affected by spinal cord injuries and disease through peer mentoring, advocacy, and support resources for persons living with paralysis and their family members. 1-800-962-9629

Oklahoma CF-CBT

https://oklahomatfcbt.org/ccan-cts-program

The Child Trauma Services (CTS) Program is a part of the Children’s Hospital at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in Oklahoma City. By visiting our program website, you are taking a positive step in your child’s and family’s healing from trauma.

Phoenix Society—Resources for Caregivers and Children

https://www.phoenix-society.org/resources/parent-child-resources

The Phoenix Society is a strong voice for burn survivors, their families, and their caretakers—advocating that healing is life-long process. They focus on information and resources for families of survivors in recovery.

Respite Voucher Program

Provides financial assistance to caregivers in the form of vouchers that can be used to pay for respite care so the caregiver can take a break. There are income guidelines. Family can call numbers provided and request respite voucher application. They will determine if applicant qualifies. Approval process may take several weeks. Vouchers are awarded based on availability of funds. 405-271-4550 1-888-771-4550

Sunbeam Family Services

https://sunbeamfamilyservices.org/

Sunbeam’s therapists support families and children from birth through adolescence providing a mental health continuum of care to include promotion, prevention, intervention and treatment. Service array consists of: infant/early childhood mental health, dyadic and interaction-focused therapies, trauma informed care, emotional health, and whole child well-being. Our skilled and caring staff are guided by evidence-based strategies and work collaboratively with families to develop care plans that are individualized. 405-528-7721

Understood

www.understood.org

Understood is a combined effort from 15 nonprofit organizations that have joined together to support caregivers of children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey. They provide information and resources to help caregivers to help their children unlock their strengths and reach their full potential. The professionals who advise caregivers on Understood include educators, learning and attention specialists, physicians, psychologists, lawyers and more. They share a commitment to children with learning and attention issues.

Family Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/hospital-discharge-planning-guide-families-and-caregivers

The Family Caregiver Alliance addresses the needs of family and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. It provides support, information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving. These include online support and resources, navigators to help locate support services by state, and the National Center on Caregiving which unites research, policy, and practice to develop cost-effective programs for caregivers. Click the link to find out more about how FCA could help you or your family.


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