‘We’re Civil Servants’: The Status of Trauma-Informed Care in the Community

  title={‘We’re Civil Servants’: The Status of Trauma-Informed Care in the Community},
  author={Molly R Wolf and Susan A. Green and Thomas H. Nochajski and Whitney E. Mendel and Nancy Kusmaul},
ABSTRACT Trauma-informed care (TIC) in social service organizations means that the organizations operate with the understanding that everyone involved has possibly experienced trauma in their lifetime. This qualitative study examined local service organizations’ usage of the 5 main principles of TIC: safety, trustworthiness, collaboration, empowerment, and choice (as developed by Fallot & Harris, 2006). Ten focus groups (n = 69) and 6 individual interviews (n = 6) with employees from… CONTINUE READING


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