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.

First Nations - Lessons Learned

May 27, 2020
by Steve Brown, PsyD posted in Whole-System Change

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Supporting Trauma-Informed Transformation in Settings Serving First Nation Communities

Beginning in 2010, the Traumatic Stress Institute began supporting the Yukon Territory (Canada) child welfare system to make the transition to trauma-informed care (TIC).

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Trauma-Informed Care and the Stress of COVID-19

May 11, 2020
by Traumatic Stress Institute Staff posted in Crisis Response, Whole-System Change

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We are all under noticeably increased stress in this time of the COVID-19 virus changing our lives. We have many things to attend to, from the practical to the personal to the emotional. Our organizations are confronting immediate and longer term challenges from closed programs, potential layoffs, and financial uncertainty.

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Tips for Starting Trauma-Informed Care Now

May 7, 2020
by Patricia D. Wilcox, LCSW posted in Whole-System Change

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Looking to begin your program's transformation to trauma-informed care but don't know where to start? Or don't have the funding to invest in a whole-system change initiative right now? Here are some suggestions:

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The Benefits of Trauma-Informed Care

May 6, 2020
by Patricia D. Wilcox, LCSW posted in Whole-System Change

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Are you wondering what a trauma-informed care initiative could do for your agency? Trauma-informed care has become a catch phrase of sorts, but what does it really mean? Here's a brief overview of what the change process looks like and what it could feel like for your staff.

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