TIO Talk – March/April 2020

Learn more about the trauma informed care principle, trustworthiness & transparency.

Trauma Informed Oregon

Trauma Informed Oregon

2020 • March/April Issue | Welcome to Trauma Informed Oregon Talk, our e-newsletter! Read about the latest happenings at Trauma Informed Oregon, community conversations we have heard, trauma informed activities across the state, and trauma informed tools and resources we have learned about or added to our website. Check out traumainformedoregon.org for details.

Trauma Informed Care Principle: Trustworthiness & Transparency
Mandy Davis, Director of Trauma Informed Oregon, provides thoughts on the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and how SAMHSA’s Principle of Trauma Informed Care, Trustworthiness and Transparency, is important to remember. Read more from Mandy Davis in her blog post…
Anatomy of a Trauma-Informed Script
Trauma Informed Oregon has been asked for technical assistance around scripts. Stephanie Sundborg, Director of Research and Evaluation, offers tips and key ingredients for making a script trauma informed. Read more from Stephanie Sundborg in her blog post…
Online Training Notes from the Field
As training is moving to an online platform for the foreseeable future, Ana Hristić, Director of Education and Workforce Strategies, provides some tools and tricks she’s collected and hopes you can add to the list as well. Read more in Ana’s blog post…
Inequities that Immigrants Face from COVID-19 Response
During this time of uncertainty caused by COVID-19, the government is providing some emergency relief. Charlie McNeely, Director of Outreach, Inclusion, and Community Engagement at Trauma Informed Oregon, points out that many immigrants will not be getting this relief. Read more in Charlie’s blog post…

Trauma Informed Care & Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts
Diane Benavides Wille, Director of Diversity and Workforce Development at LifeWorks NW, tells us how she had to rethink their “diversity” work plan to bring about a culture of Trauma Informed Care that includes Trustworthiness and Transparency. Read more in Diane Benavides Wille’s blog post…
Stop Trying to “Build Trust”—Grow It
Another contributor to this newsletter, Dr. Kendra Coates, unpacks what it means to really trust someone and how to grow that trust by creating space, conditions, and opportunities. Read more from Dr. Coates in this blog post…
Transparency & Trust Helped to Create Haelan House & The Healing Trauma Conference
Cheryl Mills, President of Haelan House, provides examples of how trust and transparency have created not only a nonprofit organization, but a conference that provides tools, resources, and support to heal trauma. Read more from Cheryl Mills in this blog post…

Trustworthiness, Transparency & the Positive Discipline Approach
Julia Tomes, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, shares how the Positive Discipline Approach not only provides opportunities to teach our children, but also builds trust in the process. Read more in Julia Tomes’ blog post…
Intentional Peer Support Principles Applied during COVID-19

Relational care is important in these chaotic times. Danielle Grondin and Samantha Buchholz of FolkTime provide an infographic that shows principles and tasks that are important when experiencing intense emotions or psychological distress. Read more in Danielle and Samantha’s blog post…

April 9, 2020
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