Everybody’s talking about Trauma Informed Care

 

Family Safety Network can help you; your staff and your organization learn about Trauma Informed Care or Re-fresh your Trauma Informed Care Techniques.  Family Safety Network has a Certified Trauma Informed Professional (CTIP) on staff.  Trauma-informed care is not just a “hot topic” or the current fad – it is becoming a standard of best practices across all of the health and human services fields. 

 

When an event is traumatic to children and adults, they may be negatively impacted emotionally, physically, and spiritually by these adverse life events.  Trauma-informed Care is about ensuring ALL individuals feel physically and emotionally safe, are noticed and listened to, and are given a voice.

 

The effects of Trauma >

  • Impairs memory, concentration, new learning, and focus.

  • Trauma has been correlated to heart disease, obesity, addiction, pulmonary illness, diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and cancer.

  • Trauma impacts an individual’s ability to trust, cope and form healthy relationships.

  • Trauma disrupts emotion identification; ability to self-sooth or control expression of emotions, one’s ability distinguish between what is safe and unsafe.

  • Trauma shapes a person’s belief about self and others; one’s ability to help; one’s outlook on life.

 

TIC has become a widely recognized paradigm for creating safe spaces for trauma survivors, as well as addressing the affects of trauma on staff and organizations.  TIC is an organizational framework that involves recognizing, understanding, and responding to the affects of trauma.  TIC is different from other models of care because it can be used in any type of service setting or organizations.