Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
August 2017 | Fact Sheet
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.
Infographic10 Key Ingredients for Trauma-Informed Care August 2017
Fact SheetUnderstanding the Effects of Trauma on Health June 2017
BriefKey Ingredients for Successful Trauma-Informed Care Implementation April 2016