The Traumatic Stress Institute fosters the transformation of organizations and service systems to trauma-informed care (TIC) through the delivery of whole-system consultation, professional training, coaching, and research.

The Integration of Anti-Racism into TIC Training: Process and Discoveries - Part Two

June 17, 2022
by Patricia D. Wilcox, LCSW posted in Whole-System Change

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As we discussed in a previous blog post, the Traumatic Stress Institute recognized that while our curriculum included some discussion of social justice, there was much more we could do to focus on and foster discussion about racism.  We understand that it is impossible to separate trauma and racism; racism is a common source of trauma.

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Mindful Listening for RC Treaters

June 7, 2022
by John Engel, MA posted in Mindfulness

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Monthly RC Mindfulness: Come Fill Your Cup – June 2022 

This month, RC Trainers, Champions and staff participated in mindful listening practices. This blog offers a brief summary of the session and resources to support your own practice.  This practice may also be a good introduction to mindfulness practices for those who've not yet tried it.

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Embodiment Practice to Promote Feelings Awareness

May 13, 2022
by John Engel, MA posted in Mindfulness

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Monthly RC Mindfulness: Come Fill Your Cup – May 2022

RC Trainers, Champions and staff from Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts and beyond, joined us for our May RC Monthly Mindfulness session, including 9 new staff participating in a New Employee Orientation session at TSI’s home agency, Klingberg Family Centers. A recording of each session is available to registrants. This blog offers a brief summary of the session and resources to support your own practice.

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The Integration of Anti-Racism into Trauma-Informed Care Training: Process and Discoveries - Part 1

April 6, 2022
by Patricia D. Wilcox, LCSW posted in Whole-System Change

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The Traumatic Stress Institute of Klingberg Family Centers (TSI) offers a transformation method to help organizations move toward more trauma-informed care. TSI currently serves 86 agencies in North America and our clients include treatment agencies, schools, head start providers, juvenile justice providers, and hospitals, amongst others.

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Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in IDD Organizations & Systems - FREE Webinar

March 10, 2022
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change, IDD Organizations

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  Dr. Karyn Harvey , noted expert on trauma with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) argues, “Trauma in people with IDD is the elephant in the room.” The statistics are harrowing:
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TIC National Learning Collaborative for IDD Organizations Hits its Halfway Point

March 9, 2022
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change, IDD Organizations

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We have reached the halfway point of an innovative TIC initiative in the intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) sector.  So, it seemed like a good time to share out some of our achievements, challenges, and lessons learned so far.

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30-Day Mindfulness Challenge – Gratitude Meditation

February 11, 2022
by John Engel, MA posted in Mindfulness

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The 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge officially ended Wednesday, February 9. During the (optional) weekly Challenge Zoom session we engaged in a guided gratitude practice, and shared reflections on the importance of gratitude in our daily lives. This post includes a brief summary of the event and resources to sustain your personal practice.

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30-Day Mindfulness Challenge – Body Scan Meditation

February 3, 2022
by John Engel, MA posted in Mindfulness

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Week 4 of the 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge started Wednesday, February 2. During the (optional) weekly Challenge Zoom session we engaged in a body scan meditation practice. This post includes a brief summary of the event and resources to sustain your personal practice.

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30-Day Mindfulness Challenge – Walking Meditation

January 27, 2022
by John Engel, MA posted in Mindfulness

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Week 3 of the 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge started Wednesday, January 26. During the (optional) weekly Challenge Zoom session we engaged in a walking meditation practice. This post includes a brief summary of the event and resources to sustain your personal practice.

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ARTIC Administrations Top 150,000 Globally

January 24, 2022
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Measurement & Research

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In 2015 the Traumatic Stress Institute (TSI), in partnership with Dr. Courtney Baker of Tulane University, noticed a research-to-practice gap in the trauma-informed care (TIC) field. In short, TIC interventions of all sorts were trending, while at the same time there was limited empirical evidence to quantify the impact of TIC.

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