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.

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    John Engel, MA

    John Engel is a Program Coordinator for the Traumatic Stress Institute of the Klingberg Family Centers, where he serves as a trainer and consultant for client agencies adopting whole system change to trauma-informed care. John also facilitates strategic change initiatives and product development for TSI, including development and launch of the online ARTIC Scale. Additionally, since October 2011 John has promoted public and private conversations about fatherhood through the Fatherhood Journey, a monthly column appearing in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and at www.fatherhoodjourney.com.

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    Tribal Communities:  Advancing Trauma-Informed Care

    May 21, 2020
    by John Engel, MA posted in Crisis Response, Measurement & Research

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    New federal funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes critical funding for advancing trauma-informed care services in tribal communities.

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    TIC Measurement Made Effective & Easy

    May 7, 2020
    by John Engel, MA posted in Measurement & Research

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    Delivering trauma-informed care (TIC) is challenging. Measuring TIC is even more difficult. More and more school systems, human service agencies, juvenile justice programs, behavioral health organizations and others are moving to become more trauma-informed - and struggling to measure the impact of their efforts. That’s why the Traumatic Stress Institute (TSI) developed the Online ARTIC.

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    COVID-19 Hardship Discount on all Online ARTIC Purchases

    May 7, 2020
    by John Engel, MA posted in Crisis Response, Measurement & Research

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    Despite the COVID-19 crisis, school systems, human service agencies, behavioral health programs, medical institutions, foster care agencies, juvenile justice programs, and many others are working to sustain trauma-informed care--now more than ever.

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    Head Start--Measuring Trauma-Informed Care

    May 6, 2020
    by John Engel, MA posted in Measurement & Research

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    Thanks to new federal funding, Head Start programs have the opportunity to develop and improve trauma-informed approaches to support children, families and staff impacted by adverse experiences.

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