Trauma-Informed Care

What Is 'Trauma-Informed Care'?

Care is trauma-informed when it is organized by a service provider (like CPRI) in a manner that reflects an understanding of trauma, and the impact traumatic experiences can have on human beings.

At a basic level, an organization that has adopted trauma-informed care asks "what's happened to you?" instead of "what's wrong with you?" when designing and delivering human services.

There are many different approaches to Trauma-Informed Care, but they all share 4 core principles:

1) Everyone knows and is aware of trauma and its impact;

2) Everyone needs to feel safe morally, socially, physically, and psychologically;

3) Everyone involved in care feels that there is choice, collaboration, and connection;

4) Plans of care include strengths and skill-building to develop resilience and coping skills.

The approach to trauma-informed care that CPRI uses is called "The Sanctuary Model."

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