Trauma-Informed Care in Action

What does trauma-informed care look like? In this section, learn how providers serving diverse populations in a range of delivery setting have successfully integrated trauma-informed care throughout their organizations. Lessons from these innovators can help others adopt trauma-informed practices for their patient populations.

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Trauma-Informed Care in Action Profiles

Learn how organizations across the country are implementing trauma-informed care in different care settings:

Incorporating Patients’ Voices at the Women’s HIV Program: University of California, San Francisco

The UCSF Women’s HIV Program is employing a holistic model of trauma-informed primary care to improve the physical and behavioral health outcomes of patients as well as the experience of providers.

Shepherding a Movement to Address Toxic Stress for Youth in San Francisco and Beyond: Center for Youth Wellness

Devoted to serving children and families in San Francisco’s Hunter’s Point neighborhood, CYW is a pioneer in the field of trauma-informed pediatrics through its work in screening for and addressing toxic stress in children.

Expanding Awareness and Screening for ACEs in the Bronx: Montefiore Medical Group

Montefiore is adopting principles of trauma-informed care and implementing universal screening for adverse childhood experiences throughout its 21-practice outpatient care network.

Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices throughout the San Francisco Department of Public Health

The San Francisco Department of Public Health is training all 9,000+ public health employees on the impact of trauma, and facilitating a department-wide trauma champions learning community.

Building a Culture of Mindfulness: 11th Street Family Health Services

As part of its goal to cultivate a trauma-informed organizational culture, 11th Street is adopting an organization-wide mindfulness approach to improve care for patients and support staff wellness.

Addressing Trauma in Health Care, Schools, and the Community: Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition

This New Jersey-based coalition is working to address trauma in the classroom and establishing a trauma-informed curriculum for pediatric residents with the goal of making Newark a “trauma-informed city.”