Dr. Jim Henry

Cass County honors CTAC with annual "Flame Keepers" Award

Cass County Youth Council honored four “Flame Keepers” at its 10th annual Child Abuse Prevention Month luncheon in April at Southwestern Michigan College. Four members of the Children's Trauma Assessment Center were awarded.


Past and present grants

The Southwest Michigan Children's Trauma Assessment Center at Western Michigan University receives grants in order to fund projects that aim to create trauma-informed systems across the state of Michigan.

Dr. Jim Henry

In the News - Children can recover after a parent kills, but they need help

West Michigan has seen its fair share of tragedies. The Children's Trauma Assessment Center director, Jim Henry, said the staff has worked with at least 10 local children in the past 18 months whose parent killed a spouse or someone else. However, with the right interventions, children can recover.