Trauma-specific interventions are designed to address the consequences of trauma in the individual and to facilitate healing. Treatment programs generally recognize the following: the survivor′s need to be respected, informed, connected, and hopeful regarding their own recovery; the interrelation between trauma and symptoms of trauma (e.g., substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, and anxiety); the need to work in a collaborative way with survivors, family and friends of the survivor, and other human services agencies in a manner that will empower survivors and consumers.
In trauma informed care systems, we want to integrate these principles into all our clinical interventions. We want to include
Persons with developmental disabilities experience the full affective range of the effects of trauma and may benefit from a variety
Persons with developmental disabilities are frequently exposed to interpersonal violence and crime, directed at themselves and others, and are in
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC) is a technical assistance center