Trauma-Informed Care

The impact of ‘traumatic stress’ leads to physical changes in the development to the brain (Nemeroff, 2004). Since many children and youth in the human service delivery system have experienced traumatic stress (Afifi et al., 2011), care providers in the human services need to be aware of the impact of trauma, and the importance of building resilience (Campbell-Sills et al., 2006).

Trauma-informed care is one model for human service delivery that attempts to meet this aim.

CPRI has adopted ‘The Sanctuary Model,’ which is a specific subset of practices that fosters a trauma-informed environment.

 

Afifi, T. O., Mather, A., Boman, J., Fleisher, W., Enns, M. W., MacMillan, H., & Sareen, J. (2011). Childhood adversity and personality disorders: results from a nationally representative population-based study. Journal of psychiatric research45(6), 814-822.

Campbell-Sills, L., Cohan, S. L., & Stein, M. B. (2006). Relationship of resilience to personality, coping, and psychiatric symptoms in young adults. Behaviour research and therapy44(4), 585-599.

Nemeroff, C. B. (2004). Neurobiological consequences of childhood trauma. Journal of clinical psychiatry, 65(Suppl. 1), 18-28.

 

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