Ukeru® Systems Approach

Backed by decades of brain-based research and neuroscience, Ukeru is a simple, yet highly effective approach to crisis management 

At Nashua Children's Home, all Residential and Educational Program staff are trained in Ukeru Systems, a trauma-informed approach to working with at-risk children and youth.  Ukeru is an initiative of the Grafton Integrated Health Network in Winchester, Virginia, and is utilized in 46 states.  Executive Director Matt Fentross and Training & Recreational Coordinator Daniele Ferreira have the distinction of being the first credentialed Ukeru trainers in New Hampshire. For more information on Ukeru systems, which is designed, and has proven, to substantially reduce episodes of physical restraint, please visit