Currently, all communities face unprecedented times, and in the Winchester Area, this is no different. As a newly formed trauma-informed community network, network leader and Councilwoman Tina Culbreath-Stevens leads the charge in advocating for trauma-informed approaches for educators, policymakers, healthcare workers, and more to ensure their community understands the impact of trauma on children and families. Their goal is to implement wraparound services to foster resilience across systems to support all members of the community, particularly those that are disproportionately disadvantaged.
For Culbreath, the work of the Winchester Area TICN is personal. Read the story of how she became involved in this contagious movement here. As a Councilwoman, frontline grocery store worker, mom, and network leader, she stated,
Serving as the backbone of the Winchester Area TICN is the I’m Just Me Movement, a non-profit organization led by Culbreath and her husband, with a mission to strengthen youth, families, and communities through partnership, education and training, and positive development. In the age of COVID-19, Culbreath has moved her family and children support programs online through E-Mentoring; community members have the opportunity to spread kindness by writing notes of encouragement during this time. For the children she serves, Tina adds,
Join the Winchester Area Trauma-Informed Community Network by connecting with Tina Stevens-Culbreath to learn more.
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