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.

5 Tips to Promote Successful TIC Measurement with the Online ARTIC

September 21, 2020
by John Engel, MA posted in Measurement & Research

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The Online ARTIC makes TIC assessment and program evaluation user-friendly. At the same time, it still requires thoughtful planning, staff time, and effort to get meaningful results.

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6 Easy Steps to Onboard the Online ARTIC for your TIC Assessment

September 9, 2020
by John Engel, MA posted in Measurement & Research

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Committing to trauma-informed care is the difficult part. With the Online ARTIC, measuring trauma-informed care is the easy part. Start today with 6 Easy Steps to Onboard the Online ARTIC.

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Are We Asking the Right Questions?

July 14, 2020
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Measurement & Research

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Measuring Whether an Organization’s Trauma-Informed Care Efforts Are Working

As the movement toward trauma-informed care (TIC) continues to grow and evolve, organizations, systems, governing bodies, and funders are understandably asking, "How can we tell if we are making progress?" Many of us have experienced these powerful “aha” moments of TIC:

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ARTIC Scale Scores High as TIC Measure

July 1, 2020
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Measurement & Research

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While efforts to implement trauma-informed care are trending, TIC measurement is still in its infancy. So, as human service, education, and health organizations increasingly strive to become trauma-informed, it’s essential to measure whether desired results are being achieved.

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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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