Alison HendricksAlison Hendricks

MSW, LCSW, Trainer and Consultant, Hendricks Consulting

Alison is a trainer and consultant who specializes in trauma-informed systems, secondary traumatic stress, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is a National Trainer for TF-CBT and specializes in Culturally Modified TF-CBT with Latinx Children and Families. Alison is the lead author on two workbooks on TF-CBT, which have been widely disseminated and translated into multiple languages. She is co-author of the Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit (3rd Ed.), a product of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). Alison is an Affiliate Member of the NCTSN and is Co-Chair of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Collaborative Group. She is also a member of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Consortium and a consultant with the Secondary Traumatic Stress Innovations and Solutions Center. Alison worked with the Chadwick Center of Rady Children’s Hospital for nine years, first as a trauma therapist and then as Operations Manager of the Chadwick Trauma-Informed Systems Project. She currently provides training and consultation on TF-CBT, trauma-informed care, and secondary traumatic stress to programs across the country. Alison has presented at numerous conferences and has published several journal articles on a wide variety of topics related to childhood trauma and secondary traumatic stress. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Psychology from Columbia University and completed her MSW at Hunter College School of Social Work. She lives in San Diego with her husband and daughter.