Document Category: Trauma-informed Practice

Healing Guidebook

This guidebook provides practical tips & tools for working with children and youth who have experienced trauma (and for the adults who love them, too).

Using the Secondary Traumatic Stress Core Competencies in Trauma-Informed Supervision

Discusses the importance of quality supervision that organizations can provide to staff members at risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS). This fact sheet identifies the core competencies for supervisors providing formal support to workers who are exposed to secondary trauma. It is intended to be a developmental assessment for supervisors, to help identify areas of …

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Building a Multi-system Trauma-informed Collaborative

This guide provides an overview of the types, prevalence, and effects of trauma and its implications for child-serving systems along with a framework for a coordinated trauma-informed approach within or across health care, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, early child development, first responder, and other child-serving systems. It also includes a staged process for launching …

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Effective Training for Trauma Informed Care: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This study explores how the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, in partnership with Vanderbilt University, improved its trauma-informed approach by creating the Child Protective Services Academy. The CPS Academy’s training structure, development, and design are included.

Trauma-Informed Organizational Change Manual

The purpose of the manual is to guide organizations and systems in planning for, implementing and sustaining a trauma-informed organizational change. This manual provides a step-by-step guide with tools intended for anyone interested in implementing a trauma-informed approach.