Supporting Kids After Suicide Monday Feb 10 7 p.m.

February 6, 2020

Good Evening,

I wanted to provide additional information about the session on Monday, February 10 at 7 p.m. in the CCHS Learning Commons. Nanci Ginty Butler, LICSW from Riverside Trauma Center will join us in a discussion of how to support children in response to suicide.  Her biography is found below.   Members of the CCHS Administration and Guidance Department will also contribute to the discussion.    This is an adult event meant to help parents support children.  Of course, please reach out to the administrators and counselors for immediate needs at any time.


Dr. Laurie Hunter, Superintendent

Nanci Ginty Butler, LICSW

Senior Clinician – Coordinator for Program Development
Nanci is a seasoned clinician and trainer with 20 years of experience. Her specialties include adolescent mental health; family systems; school-based programming, community-based psychotherapy; program analysis, development, and management; and suicide postvention. She has been a Trauma Responder at Riverside Trauma Center for broad-scale events like the Boston Marathon bombing, and for more localized events such as suicides and other sudden losses in schools and communities. At Riverside Trauma Center, Nanci conducts trainings and is responsible for program development and trauma responses. She holds a specialty certificate in family therapy, is a Certified Instructor for QPR Gatekeeper Course for Suicide Prevention, a Certified Instructor in Youth Mental Health First Aid, and a Certified Trainer for the Signs of Suicide school-based prevention curriculum. She is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers – Massachusetts Chapter and is President Emerita of Boston University School of Social Work Alumni Association.