Emerging Technologies

Trauma -> Frameworks


ClimbersA trauma-informed approach reflects adherence to six key principles rather than a prescribed set of practices or procedures.  These principles, identified by SAMHSA, may be generalizable across multiple types of settings, although terminology and application may be setting- or sector-specific:

  1. Safety
  2. Trustworthiness and Transparency
  3. Peer support
  4. Collaboration and mutuality
  5. Empowerment, voice and choice
  6. Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Kid HandsOne of the largest investigations examines the connections between childhood maltreatment or traumatic experience and the impacts on health and wellness later in life.

The following video captures the essence of this important concept and the related work:

You may learn more at https://www.acestudy.org/ or https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/

You can get your own ACE Score at https://www.acestudy.org/survey

Managing Trauma

NatConNational Council Infographic 

A Treatment Improvement Protocol: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services – Tip 57. SAMHSA

Bruce Perry: Helping Children Recover from Trauma. National Council Conference 2013


CHCSCenter for Health Care Strategies, Inc. Trauma-Informed Care: Opportunities for High-Need, High-Cost Medicaid Populations. March 2015.