Posts about Trauma-Informed Care
Racial Trauma: Your Questions Answered, Part 2
Dr. Holcomb answers questions regarding institutional and systemic racism, and ways that white clinicians can better serve their clients of color.
Racial Trauma: Your Questions Answered, Part 1
Stories and images of racism and violence has spurred a discussions in health and human services around the impact of racial trauma. Dr. Jamila Holcomb provides insight.
The Importance of Trauma-Informed Care for IDD Organizations
While many healthcare organizations have begun adopting a trauma-informed care framework, it is still less prevalent in those organizations working with IDD.
What Is Racial Trauma? An Interview with Dr. Jamila Holcomb
With trauma-informed care practices becoming increasingly popular, Dr. Jamila Holcomb discusses racial trauma and its implications for clinicians and persons served.
A Survivor’s Story: Why Trauma-Informed Care Is Crucial in Treatment
Misdiagnosed and treated for bipolar disorder, Lorilee Binstock was in fact experiencing PTSD as a result of childhood trauma. A trauma that she kept a secret until her fifth suicide attempt.
COVID-19 and Trauma: How a Pandemic Affects Our Mental Health
Epidemics have been shown to create general stress across the populations they affect, and we are yet to see the long-term effects of COVID-19 on mental health.
Creating a Trauma-Informed System of Care: New Tools to Help Your Organization
Any organization can implement and benefit from a trauma-informed system of care, this blog looks at some of the basic principles to take into account.
6 Tips to Help Your Nonclinical Staff Practice Trauma-Informed Care
In a trauma-informed organization all staff should be working from the same vision. In tis blog we share six ways to help nonclinical staff practice trauma-informed care.
What Are the Social Determinants of Trauma?
Many healthcare leaders have heard of trauma-informed care as well as social determinants of health, but the intersection of the two is rarely considered.
Addressing Trauma in Individuals with IDD
Recognizing whether an individual with IDD has experienced trauma can be difficult for caregivers. This blog looks at how organizations can address this challenge.
Trauma 101: The Basics of Trauma and Its Impact
Trauma-informed Care is a model that has long been promoted in healthcare and social service settings. However, there are still many providers who struggle to implement it.
Integrating Trauma-Informed Care in Home Health: COVID-19 Considerations
Seniors receiving care at home have a better chance of social distancing than those in skilled nursing facilities, but the stress of the pandemic is creeping into the home care environment.
Hospitals and COVID-19 Repercussions: Tips for Integrating Trauma-Informed Care
We are all experiencing trauma on some level right now. Behavioral health practitioners are well educated in trauma-informed care, and healthcare workers can benefit from their expertise.