Child Wellness Institute’s Trauma Transformation Initiative Positively Impacts Entire Trenton School District

ChildWIN® Trauma Transformation Initiative

A “Wellness Warrior Club” student comforts a younger student – demonstrating kindness, co-regulation and mindfulness in action at Gregory Elementary School in Trenton.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – January 24, 2022 – The Child Wellness Institute (ChildWIN®), a nonprofit subsidiary of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, has expanded its Trauma Transformation Initiative (TTI)  throughout the Trenton School District.  ChildWIN® began its TTI work with the District in January 2021.  One year later, surveys showed the program has led to improvement in teacher confidence in managing challenging classroom behaviors – because teachers now understand the brain science and meaning behind the behavior – and daily use of trauma-informed practices. Continue reading


To Our Legislators:  A Call to Action

by Rush L. Russell, Executive Director

We are writing you related to the unnecessary death of George Floyd and many before him and the recent set of events including nationwide protests and statements from thousands of individuals and organizations standing together to call for change. Continue reading