Coventry schools head effort
to address childhood trauma

THE COVENTRY-TRAUMA Informed Community program is being funded with a $440,000 grant from the Behavioral Health Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. From left, Coventry Public Schools Superintendent Craig Levis; Bob Robillard, executive director of the Coventry Resource and Senior Center; Matt Collins, chief medical officer of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; Kayla David of Family Service of Rhode Island; and Rhode Island Foundation CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
COVENTRY – A $440,000 grant to the Coventry Public School District will go toward training teachers, first responders and others who work directly with children to detect early signs of mental health needs. The Rhode Island Foundation, through its Behavioral Health Fund, awarded the grant on Nov. 13 for use by the Coventry Trauma-Informed Community,…

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