The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) was created in December 2015 by 25 representatives from diverse sectors, including education, mental health, justice, and government. We will interview Jesse Kohler to learn more about CTIPP.
Jesse Kohler is Executive Director of the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy & Practice (CTIPP). Jesse is a passionate advocate and leader in the trauma-informed space who works on systems change to provide comprehensive support for individuals, families, and communities so that, someday, all people have the opportunity and support necessary to reach their full potential. After graduating with his Master’s, Jesse became the Director of Development for North Light Community Center. In addition to development activities for the organization, Jesse helped to create and fund three programs/initiatives. While working for North Light, Jesse became a member of the National Trauma Campaign core team and went through an 18-month training program at Lakeside Global Institute and received trauma-competent professional certification. At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Jesse got a new job as an associate at Council for a Strong America on the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids team and serving as the Florida state lead. Jesse continued serving in his volunteer roles for CTIPP and the National Trauma Campaign during this time and joined the steering committee of the Child Trauma and ACEs Policy (CTAP) working group. Jesse Kohler considers himself a passionate advocate who believes that trauma-informed, resilience-focused, and healing-centered policies and practices would improve society drastically.Support the show