Understanding Trauma Program Facilitators for 2018-2019

The following individuals can facilitate training in your organizations across Iowa.  Please engage them directly for their availability.


Foundation of Trauma (Level 1 only)

              Ron Berube, Southwest Iowa Family Access Center, [email protected]

              Tracey Jennings, YSS (Francis Lauer), [email protected]

              Colleen Kuhse-Portzline, Families First, [email protected]

              Samantha Morfitt, Midwest Christian Services, sa[email protected]   

              Kristin Nolen, Hillcrest Family Services, [email protected]

              Kieonna Pope, American Home Finding, [email protected]

              Samantha Rives, Sequel (Woodward Academy), [email protected]

              Ashely Brook Ross, Lutheran Services in Iowa, [email protected]

              Anton Taylor, Family Resources, [email protected]

              Nichole Thomson, Youth Homes of Mid-America, [email protected]

              Matthew Voorhees, YSS (Francis Lauer), [email protected]

              Nicole Watters, Foundation 2, [email protected]

Foundation of Trauma (Level 1) and Self Care of Trauma (Level 2): 

             Lisa Gilpin, Boys Town of Iowa, [email protected]

             Catherine Keisling, Boys Town of Iowa, [email protected]

             Amber Martz, Four Oaks, [email protected]

             Belinda Meis, YSS (Ames), [email protected]

             Kaci VanDeventer, Four Oaks, [email protected]

Foundation of Trauma (Level 1) and Self Care of Trauma (Level 2) and KINNECT- Safety Multi-modal (Level 3)

            Susan Lamke, Boys Town, [email protected]

            Pat Rogness, Children and Families of Iowa, Pa[email protected]

Foundation of Trauma (Level 1), Self Care of Trauma (Level 2), KINNECT- Safety Multi-modal (Level 3) and KINNECT- Emotional Multi-modal (Level 4): 

           Sara Butler-Shoop, Young House, [email protected]

           Nikki Lawson, Sequel (Forest Ridge), [email protected]

           Jody Unsen, Four Oaks, j[email protected] 

           Sarah Zollar, YSS, [email protected]