Trauma Informed Care
An Introduction
Dr. Laura A. Lewis
What is Trauma-Informed Care
Read: http://www.samhsa.gov/nctic/trauma.asp
•Recognition of high-prevalence of trauma
•Philo...
Trauma-informed Care
• Trauma-informed care facilitates
consumer participation (Harris & Fallot,
2001)
• Instead of asking...
Five Principles
• Safety
• Trustworthiness
• Choice
• Collaboration
• Empowerment
Trauma-Informed Care
Information & Resources
Read
•http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/facstaff/ti
c_resources.asp
A Trauma-Informed Human Rights
Perspectice at UB SSW
http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/msw/trau
ma/trauma3_fullscreen.htm
Trauma-Informed Care: Listen
• http://shar.es/Kf9k2
Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., co-creator of the Sanctuary Model,
discusses a ...
Questions to Consider
• How does a Trauma-informed Care
perspective related to Empowerment Theory?
• Using a systems persp...
Reference
• Harris, M. & Fallot, R. D. (2001). Envisioning a trauma-
informed service system: A vital paradigm shift. New
...
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  1. 1. Trauma Informed Care An Introduction Dr. Laura A. Lewis
  2. 2. What is Trauma-Informed Care Read: http://www.samhsa.gov/nctic/trauma.asp •Recognition of high-prevalence of trauma •Philosophy of care that includes survivor’s perspective
  3. 3. Trauma-informed Care • Trauma-informed care facilitates consumer participation (Harris & Fallot, 2001) • Instead of asking, “What’s wrong”, we ask “What happened”.
  4. 4. Five Principles • Safety • Trustworthiness • Choice • Collaboration • Empowerment
  5. 5. Trauma-Informed Care Information & Resources Read •http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/facstaff/ti c_resources.asp
  6. 6. A Trauma-Informed Human Rights Perspectice at UB SSW http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/msw/trau ma/trauma3_fullscreen.htm
  7. 7. Trauma-Informed Care: Listen • http://shar.es/Kf9k2 Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., co-creator of the Sanctuary Model, discusses a trauma-informed approach to treatment and systems change. Dr. Bloom describes the paradigm shift needed to understand the psychobiology of trauma and its impact on recovery from mental illness.
  8. 8. Questions to Consider • How does a Trauma-informed Care perspective related to Empowerment Theory? • Using a systems perspective, what paths for intervention might a trauma-informed perspective suggest for survivors of trauma? • Is Dr. Mollica’s approach to care consistent with a Trauma-informed Approach?
  9. 9. Reference • Harris, M. & Fallot, R. D. (2001). Envisioning a trauma- informed service system: A vital paradigm shift. New Directions for Mental Health Services, 89, 3-22. • Episode 10 - Dr. Sandra Bloom: The Sanctuary Model: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Treatment and Services. (2008, December 29). inSocialWork Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/podcast/episode.asp? ep=10
  10. 10. Living Proof. WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.

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