Key Ingredients for Trauma-Informed Care
Source: Center for Health Care Strategies
Fact Sheet | August 2017

Health policymakers and practitioners increasingly recognize trauma as an important factor impacting health throughout the lifespan. By offering trauma-informed approaches and treatments in health care settings, provider organizations can more effectively treat patients — potentially improving health outcomes, reducing avoidable care utilization, and curbing excess costs.

This fact sheet describes key ingredients necessary for establishing a trauma-informed approach at the organizational and clinical levels. To bring each key ingredient to life, this fact sheet outlines a tangible example from one of the six pilot sites participating in Advancing Trauma-Informed Care, a national initiative made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. See also the below companion slide presentation.

Posted: November 2018

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