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2019 • May/June 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 Oregon News

Integration of Trauma Informed Care in the Justice System

Mandy Davis, Director of Trauma Informed Oregon, reminds us how important trauma informed care is in all facets of the judicial system. Read more from Mandy Davis…

Trauma Informed Care in Oregon Conference Registration is open!

Trauma Informed Oregon (TIO) is excited to host a statewide conference in Sunriver, Oregon from October 16-18, 2019.

Community Ideas

Trauma Informed Care within the Judicial System

Shary Mason provides information about the different ways courthouses, courtrooms, judges, and staff are creating safer spaces for those in the judicial system. Read more in Shary Mason’s blog post…


By understanding the trauma of serving prison sentences and how hard it is to transition after leaving, Vialante Vieira shows how using the principles of trauma informed care helps those she serves. Read more from Vialante Vieira in this blog post…

Reducing Harm for People in the Corrections System

Sarah Carllson highlights policies that can be put into place to reduce harm for people entering and leaving the corrections system. Read more from Sarah Carllson’s blog post…

Juvenile Justice Prevention in School Outreach

Often misunderstood as bad behaviors, Robin Hausen along with colleagues, shares how understanding the trauma behind these behaviors is important when providing care. Read more in Robin Hausen’s blog post…

New Tools

Eighteen and Unaware

Tonya Jones uses lived experience to provide insight into the creation of an infographic for implementing trauma informed care in the corrections system. Read more in Tonya Jones’s blog post…

The Role of Trauma Informed Care in Achieving Well-Rounded Justice

Austin Averett, through the framework of Parallel Justice and trauma informed care, focuses on approaches that can provide opportunities for healing and repair for victims. Read more in Austin Averett’s blog post…

Trauma Informed Urine Drug Screenings

Sarah Carllson, along with other TIO staff and interns, has created and vetted a tip sheet for performing urine drug screenings in a trauma informed way. Read more in Sarah Carllson’s blog…

Training and Education

Training & Education Updates

We’ve had another successful Train the Trainer cohort. Ana Hristić, Training and Education Coordinator at TIO is here to tell us all about it. Read more in Ana Hristić’s blog post..

Call for Video Submissions!

Enter a monthly drawing (June, July, August) for a $75 gift card by sending us your short selfie video of what trauma informed care means to you. Submissions are due August 15, 2019. Learn more…

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