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6 Principles of a trauma informed approach in the community

  • Safety

    • Prevents violence across the lifespan and creates safe physical environments.

  • Trustworthiness

    • Fosters positive relationships among residents. City Hall, police, schools, and others.

  • Empowerment

    • Ensures opportunities for growth are available for all.

  • Collaboration

    • Promotes involvement of residents and partnership among agencies.

  • Peer Support

    • Engages residents to work together on issues of common concern.

  • History, Gender, & Culture

    • Values and supports history, culture, and diversity.

Foundations of TIC
Fact Sheet 

Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) is different from other models of care because it can be used in any type of service setting or organization. It can also be utilized to address the effects of trauma not only for persons served, but also for staff and the organization.

For more information on the foundations of a TIC organization, click below: 

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