Welcome to Trauma Informed Oregon Talk, our e-newsletter! Learn 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 added to our website. Check out traumainformedoregon.org for details.
Trauma Informed Oregon News
Trauma Informed Oregon Happenings
Check out the latest blog post for updates on Trauma Informed Oregon activities, training, and current systems change efforts.  Read More…

The Advantages and Challenges of Peer Support
Peer support is one of the principles fundamental to a trauma informed approach. Read a young adult’s view of his experience as a Peer Support Specialist. Find articles and a toolkit on peer support implementation for agencies and others interested in peer support.  Read more…

Community Ideas
Community Collaboration Ideas
We are receiving feedback from community members on ways to improve our many systems as well as asking for examples of how agencies are implementing the principles of Trauma Informed Care. Here are a few examples from some early partners in their own words.  Read More…

Trauma Informed Oregon is working with the community and the state to assist in continuing the conversation on collaboration efforts and implementation of Trauma Informed Care across all systems. We welcome you to join this conversation by sending your ideas to info@traumainformedoregon.org.

Trauma Informed Action
Upcoming Community Forums and Training!
We’re taking Trauma Informed Oregon on the road to meet with interested partners around the state. We’ll convene forums in various locations to provide information about what we’re doing, hear about what’s going on in local communities, and provide an opportunity to have input into our work going forward. Invites will be sent out soon!

  • Bend – April 16, 2015: Evening information session from Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS) for healthcare providers and clinic staff on ACEs and trauma in primary health care settings
  • Bend, Hampton Inn – April 17, 2015: Morning community forum
  • Seaside, Convention Center – May 19, 2015: Morning training in trauma informed care, followed by a community forum in the afternoon
  • Pendleton, Wildhorse Resort – June 19, 2015: Community forum
  • Grants Park, Taprock Event Center – May 29, 2015: Community forum

If you are not yet on our list serv and would like to be, email us at info@traumainformedoregon.org.

New Tools
TED Talk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.  Read More…

February 19, 2015

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