MOVING FROM TRAUMA-INFORMED TO TRAUMA-RESPONSIVE: A Training Program for Organizational Change

While many organizations are trauma-informed, becoming trauma-responsive means looking at every aspect of an organizationís programming, environment, language, and values and involving all staff in better serving clients who have experienced trauma. Moving from Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Responsive provides program administrators and clinical directors with key resources needed to train staff and make organizational changes to become trauma-responsive. This comprehensive training program involves all staff, ensuring clients are served with a trauma-responsive approach.

This training program describes the ten-step process of becoming trauma-responsive:
*Gain knowledge of stress, adversity, and trauma
*Understand of the impact of organizational stress and trauma
*Understand the concept and structure of a Guide Team
*Assess and improve clientsí first experience with your organization
*Assess and improve your organizationís physical space
*Assess and improve your organizationís sense of safety
*Understand the leadership qualities and skills needed to initiate trauma-responsive organizational change
*Create a shared language and tools to address trauma
*Implement evidence-based, trauma-specific curricula
*Have each staff person create a personal self-care plan

Developed by leading trauma experts Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, and Sandra L. Bloom, MD, this program is an excellent primer to assist organizations in becoming trauma-responsive prior to implementing an in-depth trauma curriculum.

Moving from Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Responsive includes:
*More than three hours of video
*a Flash Drive with resources that can be easily reproduced for training participants
*a facilitator guide with step-by-step instructions to assist facilitators in implementing the ten-step process of becoming trauma-responsive

#16234/07952018 $594.95 *CC



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