Our Mission is to reduce the impact of extreme human events through social science cross-disciplinary scholarship, scientifically informed policy directives, and select educational initiatives across the spectrum of extreme human adversity (i.e., terrorist attacks, natural disasters, mass violence). The THHC provides cutting edge research, decision support, and innovation to an array of critical concerns important to both individual and collective adaptation.
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We are pleased to announce that Krista Engle, fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology Phd program (Trauma track), has received the ISTSS Travel Award! This award is given to help assist students with travel costs to the ISTSS annual conference. Krista will be presenting a poster examining physiological markers assessed during a trauma trigger as predictors of PTSD development longitudinally. Click here to learn more about the conference!
August 15th, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Krista Engle, fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology Phd program (Trauma track), has received the ISTSS Putnam Award! Awardees are selected from student members who are judged to have the potential to make the greatest contribution to the field of traumatic stress. Click here to learn more about the award!
August 1st, 2019
UCCS Trauma,Health and Hazards Center July Newsletter – we are excited to share this with you! Click Here
June 18th, 2019
Next online TRAUMA TRAINING FOUNDATION I course starts August 26th. For registration instructions Click Here. For more info on online courses Click Here
February 20th, 2019
UCCS Trauma,Health and Hazards Center February Newsletter – we are excited to share this with you! Click Here
February 14th, 2019
The Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic was awarded a one-year grant from the Colorado Springs Health Foundation to develop programming for at-risk teens (12 and older) and their parents. “Resilient Teens” and “Resilient Parents” are two new 6-8 week groups that will be launched in Summer, 2019, for parents and teens who have experienced trauma. For more information, contact VHTC Director Kathryn Dosch at 719-255-8003.
February 7th, 2019
Check out the THHC's new Trauma Training for Professionals Program! The class begins on March 11th, 2019 (Last day to register) and ends on May 6th, 2019. To learn more about the class and how to apply, click here! Click Here
December 6th, 2018
Dr. Charles Benight, Director of the Trauma, Health and Hazards Center, has been featured in an article by Communique! To learn more about Dr. Benight and why he does what he does Click Here
November 28, 2018
Introducing the THHC's new podcast "Eye of the Storm" focusing on resilience and how individuals cope with trauma and contribute to the empowerment of others. Please enjoy our first episode "Trauma, Asylum Seeking, and the Dilley Pro Bono Project" featuring Dr. Kristin Samuelson. Click Here to listen to the podcast!
November 16, 2018
Resilience in our First Responder Community: A Wellness Event! Check it out Friday, November 16th, 2018. Click Here for more information
October 23, 2018
Dr. Lisa Brenner gave a presentation on: TBI, Negative Psychiatric Outcomes, and Novel Intervention Strategies. Information from the event can be found here!
October 18, 2018
UCCS Trauma,Health and Hazards Center October Newsletter – we are excited to share this with you! Click Here
June 21, 2018
UCCS Trauma,Health and Hazards Center June Newsletter – we are excited to share this with you! Click Here
May 18, 2018
UCCS Communique Article: Headstrong, UCCS Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic offer expanded access for veterans - Click Here
May 17, 2018
CMT competition - Amanda's presentation
May 17, 2018
CMT competition - Alisa's presentation
May 16, 2018
News5 Video Interview with Dr. Valerie Anderson
April 1, 2018
UCCS Trauma,Health and Hazards Center March Newsletter – we are excited to share this with you! Click Here
September 14, 2017
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May 21, 2017
Our own Pamela Weisman receives the Outstanding Clinical Psychology Masters Student Award from the Psychology Society for the Pikes Pea k Region! Way to go Pamela! (Pamela is pictured here with Dr. Charles Benight at the event)