Integrating research, clinical experience, and trauma-informed approaches to help individuals, families, and communities heal and develop resiliency
Hello! I'm Dr. Matthew Vasquez, an associate professor of social work at the University and Northern Iowa, and co-founder of the Gulf Coast Trauma Institute. I provide expert consultation to social service organizations, mental health agencies, schools, and businesses regarding the impact of trauma, trauma-informed care practices, resiliency building strategies, and overall mental wellness. If you would like to learn more about working together to lessen the impact of trauma, building resilience, and becoming more trauma-informed, please contact me.
I recently started a consulting company that focuses on personalized, expert, and high quality trauma-informed care and mental health training and consulting called the Gulf Coast Trauma Institute. Our team is composed of national and regional experts in trauma, trauma-informed care, clinical practice, mental health and wellness, and research and evaluation. Although our area of focus in the South/Gulf Coast region, we can provide high quality consultation to anywhere in the country. I've linked many of the consulting/training opportunities from GCTI site to provide an updated list of services.