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Trauma-Informed Resources: Board Favorites

Meagan Corrado DSW, LCSW, MSS

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: If the resource is written in accessible language, adopts a strengths-based perspective, and reflects an understanding of culture/diversity.

Favorite Resource 1
Storiez Trauma Narrative resources and training programs (www.storiezguide.com)

Favorite Resource 2
It's Not You, It's What Happened To You

Favorite Resource 3
Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors

Stephanie S. Covington PHD and LCSW

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: Is it: user friendly (for both staff and client)? effective? and theoretically sound?

Favorite Resource 1
Beyond Trauma:
A Healing Journey for Women

Favorite Resource 2
Exploring Trauma:
A Brief Intervention for Men

Favorite Resource 3
Moving from Trauma Informed to Trauma Responsive:
A Training Program for Organizational&nbspChange

Mandy Davis PHD, LCSW, MSW

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: If it is relevant to the audience intended, if it addresses the need for flexibility, addresses organ and system change as the core component, ack the people's voice and expertise in healing

Favorite Resource 1
https://www.cswe.org/getattachment/Education-Resources/2015-Curricular-Guides/2015EPAS_TraumaInformedSW_Final-WEB.pdf?_zs=m4Mte1&_zl=fWR75,

Favorite Resource 2
I am fond of our project's voices from the field videos on our training modules

Mimi Graham PHD

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: engaging, science based

Favorite Resource 1
Ted Talk: Nadine Burke Harris & Harvard Center for Developing Child

Favorite Resource 2
Our FSU Website:https://cpeip.fsu.edu/fltrauma/index.cfm

Favorite Resource 3
https://cpeip.fsu.edu/trauma/covid19.cfm Resources for Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jesse Kohler M.Ed.

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: How the resource may impact people from various different backgrounds, as well as being backed by sound neuroscientific and psychological principles.

Favorite Resource 1
https://www.acesconnection.com/

Favorite Resource 2
https://lakesidelink.com/blog/

Favorite Resource 3

https://www.neurosequential.com/covid-19-resources

Leslie Lieberman MSW

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: The source, the audience and the impact

Favorite Resource 1
https://www.acesconnection.com

Favorite Resource 2
Child Parent Psychotherapy as a treatment model

Favorite Resource 3
https://developingchild.harvard.edu/

Breff Loftis JD

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: Equity, the expertise of the source, use of research/evidence

Favorite Resource 1
Body Keeps the Score

Favorite Resource 2
Harvard Center for the Developing Child

Favorite Resource 3
ACES Connection

Marsha Morgan MPA

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: The people most impacted by traumatic events and their needs, to provide knowledge and strategies relevant to the participants. For example, school resources for teachers, resources that will be useful to healthcare providers, information and resources for social service agencies.

Favorite Resource 1
In Their Own Words, The Anna Institute

Favorite Resource 2
The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel Van der Kolk

Favorite Resource 3
Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma, Barbara Sorrels

Darby Penney MLS 

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: Whether the resource addresses trauma-informed approaches as a non-medical explanation for what have traditionally been considered "mental illnesses." Any resource that uses medical model language or uses psychiatric diagnoses as if they are legitimate should be avoided.

Favorite Resource 1 https://www.nctsn.org/resources/samhsas-concept-of-trauma-and-guidance-for-a-trauma-informed-approach

Favorite Resource 2 https://www.nasmhpd.org/content/engaging-women-trauma-informed-peer-support-guidebook

Favorite Resource 3 https://ssir.org/articles/entry/a_trauma_lens_for_systems_change

Robert K. Reed BA; MSC, JD 

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: The source

Favorite Resource 1
ACES Connections

Favorite Resource 2 
Harvard's Developing Child

Favorite Resource 3
Anything written, spoken, and dreamed about by Sandy Bloom

Diane Wagenhals M.Ed.

Q: When looking for a trauma-informed resource, I believe that it is important to consider:

A: It is important to consider the credentials of the people you are using as a resource and whether what they are reporting is more of an opinion versus research-based information.  Does the information resonate with what other professionals are saying? It is important to be a careful consumer and critical thinker with regard to resources you use to gain greater clarity about the nature of trauma and its impact whenever exploring ways to effectively respond to situations in which trauma is or may be a factor.

Favorite Resource 1
https://childtrauma.ucsf.edu/covid-19-resources

Favorite Resource 2
https://www.traumapages.com

Favorite Resource 3
https://lakesidelink.com/blog/