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.

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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TSI Seeking Faculty Trainers for Risking Connection for IDD Organizations

November 30, 2021
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change, IDD Organizations

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The Traumatic Stress Institute (TSI) of Klingberg Family Centers is seeking to hire contracted Faculty Trainers for our Risking Connection Trauma Training as adapted for organizations serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

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2021:  A Big Year in the Literature on Trauma and IDD

July 23, 2021
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change, IDD Organizations

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If there was ever any doubt that the IDD field is recognizing the critical importance of trauma, three brand new articles in the academic literature have put that to rest. They are all scoping reviews which summarize the professional literature on a particular topic and attempt to synthesize the current state of knowledge.

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IDD Organizations Selected for TIC Learning Collaborative

July 9, 2021
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change, IDD Organizations

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The Traumatic Stress Institute (TSI) is excited to announce the four agencies participating in the first-of-its-kind Pilot Trauma-Informed Care Learning Collaborative for Organizations Serving Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD).

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Pilot TIC Learning Collaborative for Organizations Serving People with IDD

February 5, 2021
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change, IDD Organizations

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In Spring 2021, the Traumatic Stress Institute will convene a 12- to 16-month  Pilot Learning Collaborative for organizations serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)  that are interested in implementing trauma-informed care (TIC). TSI is uniquely positioned to convene this Learning Collaborative, having helped more than 70 organizations across North America embed TIC into the fabric of their organizations.
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