February 10, 2021 From Trauma Informed Oregon Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Testifies Before Oregon House Committee on Behavioral Health TIO Director Mandy Davis presented on the effects of COVID-19 on behavioral health in Oregon to the House Committee on Behavioral Health. TIO's presentation focused on the impact of COVID-19 on children, youth, and families through the wider lens of community impact and disproportionate effects on marginalized groups.
June 18, 2020 From Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Director, Trauma Informed Oregon A quick video applying trauma informed approaches to reopening and re-engaging staff and those served. This video is 34:57 minutes long.
June 18, 2020 From Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Director, Trauma Informed Oregon This vlog focuses on things to consider as you re-engage in work settings during COVID-19. This video is 9:12 minutes long. Takeaways: I struggled to write a re-engagement plan because I kept repeating what is outlined in our COVID-19 Considerations for a Trauma Informed Response for Work Settings. As I tried to get more specific, it meant it was not relevant for all organizations. BUT – what is missing is attending to the healing/wellness/restoring work that [...]
June 18, 2020 From Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Director, Trauma Informed Oregon This vlog focuses on specific in-person programming as we reopen during COVID-19. This video is 12:54 minutes long. Just a few ideas and thoughts as you plan for reopening in-person programming. Take care of all of the health protocols, then look at them through a lens of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Trauma Informed Care. Step up your customer service. Allow more time for first-time drop offs. Have a designated person to welcome and explain [...]
From Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Director, Trauma Informed Oregon This vlog focuses on thoughts and ideas that have surfaced in office hours and meetings as we learn together how to apply TIC Principles in this time of COVID-19. The vlog is about 12 minutes long, so some highlights and resources are referenced below. I just wrote a piece on the TIC Principle of Trust and Transparency and the importance of applying it during this time. Two things I am focusing on is 1) we need to advocate for continued [...]
From Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Director, Trauma Informed Oregon Please see this vlog about the importance of social connectedness and how important it is at this time! This video is 11:42 minutes. I am asking schools to make ways to stay connected a priority. You can think about practices and policies that promote or hinder this from happening. Some Thoughts We need systems and unions to complete agreements in this time so staff and families know what to expect and be sure this get communicated. We need to be [...]
From Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD, Director, Trauma Informed Oregon Please view this vlog to see what Trauma Informed Oregon is focusing on as the impact of COVID-19 unfolds. This video is 5:23 minutes. Ways We Can Support You Address your questions about trauma informed approaches and COVID-19 responses. Seriously, ask us any questions. How do I talk to my kids about this? How do I connect with my 80-year-old aunt in a different state? How do I monitor my staff’s coping remotely? How do I communicate to staff in a [...]