NCA-STAR is supported by a team of trauma experts drawing from a full range of specialties and disciplines.

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Dr. L. DiAnne Borders

Expertise in Trauma-informed Clinical Supervision -research, practice, and training

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Dr. Christian D. Chan

Coordinator of Multiculturalism and Health Equity in Counselor Education, Supervision, and Counseling Practice
Expertise in Intersectionality, Social Justice and Activism, Racial Trauma, and Relational Repair

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Dr. Jennifer Deaton

Coordinator of Assessment, Measurement, and Evaluation
Expertise in program evaluation, instrument development, and trauma-informed care.

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Anita Faulkner, LCMHCS

Director of NCA-STAR
Expertise in Educator, School Counselor, and School Staff Training
Skilled in Social-Emotional Learning for Adults and Children.
Specializing in Support for Helping Professionals
and Vicarious Trauma.

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Dr. Connie T. Jones

Coordinator of Addictions, Offender, Broaching
and Cultural Humility Training
Expertise in Diversity Training, Multiculturalism, Social Justice,
and Culturally Responsive Program Evaluation

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Dr. Rebecca Mathews

Coordinator of Suicide Prevention and Intervention Training
Skilled in Trauma-Informed Training
and Trauma Program Development for Educators

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Dr. Carrie Wachter-Morris

Coordinator of K-12 Schools Trauma-Informed Programming
Expertise in Trauma Interventions and Social-Emotional learning.
Skilled in Crisis Response/Training, School Counseling and Counselor Education

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Dr. Kelly Wester

Director of Trauma Research, Chair of the
Department of Counseling and Educational Development
Expertise in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicide Prevention

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Dr. J. Scott Young

Coordinator of Spirituality and Religion in Counseling
Expertise in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Supervision, Innovation, Leadership, Mindfulness and Contemplative Practice
Trauma Specialization in: Trauma-Informed Counseling, Trauma-Sensitive, Mindfulness Practice