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MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR
Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., Maggie Bennington-Davis, M.D.,
Brian Farragher, M.S.W., David McCorkle, M.S.W.,
Kelly Nice-Martini, B.A., and Kathy Wellbank, M.S.W.
This article describes the experience of ﬁve change agents from a diverse group
of settings: two residential treatment programs for children and adolescents, a
group home for disturbed adolescents, a residential substance abuse program
for urban women, and an acute care psychiatric inpatient unit. What all of these
innovators share is a willingness to engage in the challenging and complex pro-
cess of changing their systems to better address the needs of the traumatized
Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., CEO, Community Works
, Philadelphia, PA.
Maggie Bennington-Davis, M.D., Medical Director, Psychiatric Services, Salem
Hospital, Salem, OR.
Brian Farragher, M.S.W., Director of Campus Programs, Julia Dyckman Andrus
Memorial Center, Yonkers, NY.
David McCorkle, M.S.W., Sanctuary Project Facilitator, The Jewish Board of Family
and Children’s Services, Inc., New York, NY.
Kelly Nice-Martini, B.A., CRR Service Director, Children’s Service Center, Wilkes-
Kathy Wellbank, M.S.W., Director, Interim House, Philadelphia, PA.
Address correspondence to Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., Community Works, PMB 138,
12 West Willow Grove Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3952; e-mail: www.sanctuary
2003 Human Sciences Press, Inc.