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Rebecca Brown, LCSW, is the Clinical Manager for the Department of Clinical Innovation at Maine Behavioral Healthcare. In her current position, Rebecca oversees the implementation of evidence-based trauma treatments and interventions locally and throughout the State of Maine. She has extensive experience and training in the treatment of childhood trauma and traumatic stress and trains others regularly on topics related to trauma. She has also worked as an outreach and assessment coordinator at a Community Counseling Center, and as a clinician at Providence Service Corps.

In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and is a pet rescue volunteer.

Affiliations

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Publications

National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Domestic Violence Collaborative Group (2010) [on behalf of Rebecca Brown, LCSW and Faye Luppi, JD]. “Domestic violence and children: Questions and answers for domestic violence project advocates.” Los Angeles, CA and Durham, NC: National Center for Child Traumatic Stress.

Groves, B., Berkman, M., Brown, R., and Reyes, E. (2014). “Children and domestic violence.” National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Available at: www.nctsn.org

Puccia, E., Brown, R. S., Gwynne, P., Hirsh, A., Hoffmann-Frances, R., Morrison, E., and Redding, T. (2012). “Using community outreach and evidenced-based treatment to address domestic violence issues.” Social Work and Mental Health, 10:2, 104-126.

Pedogogical Methods

Certified Facilitator in the NCTSN's Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma- utilizing Problem Based Learning (PBL) approaches in social work education

Excursions/Trips with Students or for Academic Research

Ongoing research with Maine Medical Center on the impact of natural disaster on mental health in rural Nepal.