Pillar: Trauma-Sensitive Practices

Trauma-Sensitive Practices Objective: 

"Using a trauma-informed approach our staff: Realizes the widespread impact of trauma and understands potential paths for recovery; Recognizes the signs and symptoms of trauma in clients, families, staff, and others involved with the system; Responds by fully integrating knowledge about trauma into policies, procedures, and practices; Seeks to actively resist re-traumatization." – SAMHSA.org

Trauma-Sensitive Practices Strategies: 

1. Understanding ACEs

2. Safe and consistent 

3. Building relationships and connectedness

4. Supporting and teaching emotion regulation