Emerging TechnologiesTrauma -> Frameworks
A 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:
- Trustworthiness and Transparency
- Peer support
- Collaboration and mutuality
- Empowerment, voice and choice
- Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues
Adverse Childhood Experiences
One 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
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
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. Trauma-Informed Care: Opportunities for High-Need, High-Cost Medicaid Populations. March 2015.