Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care (TIC) is a culture that promotes a trauma informed environment that incorporates an understanding of the prevalence and impact of trauma and trauma-specific services. Trauma-informed services are designed to avoid retraumatization and facilitates consumer participation and empowerment. TIC is a set of beliefs and values that have been adopted by Center for Psychological Services, PC and is integrated into the services provided.

Core Principles of TIC:

1. Safety: Ensuring physical and emotional safety for consumers, staff and service providers.

2. Trustworthiness: Maximize trustworthiness through task clarity, consistency and interpersonal boundaries.

3. Choices: Maximize consumer choice and control.

4. Collaboration: Maximize collaboration and sharing power.

5. Empowerment: Prioritizing empowerment and skill-building.



 The ACE Study

SAMHSA - National Center for Trauma Informed Care

National Child Traumatic Stress Network - Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit

Child Trauma Academy

Seven Essential Ingredients for Implementation of Trauma Informed Care - pdf

Finding the Silver Lining: Trauma and Peer Support

NCTSN Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators - pdf

NCTSN Child Trauma Basic Facts - pdf 

Forever Shaken 

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