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 September 2016
Check out Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that Diane Yatchmenoff, the Director of Trauma Informed Oregon, has created for the Standards of Practice as well as a set of Definitions and Additional Resources.  Learn about and sign up for our free Implementation and training sessions provided around the state.   Read More…


Community Ideas

Wellness Matters
In her blog, Sandy Moses, a Mental Health Promotion Coordinator with Lane County Public Health, tells us about the importance of mental wellness. She also highlights tool kits, projects, and conferences that are focusing on this topic and the importance of making mental health strategies a part of our daily routine.   Read More…

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) 
Learn how Debby Jones, Director of YouthThink and Certified Prevention Specialist for Wasco County, is combining SEL and ACEs to develop programs that promote resiliency. Debby shares how she met Dr. Ann Corwin who developed a toolkit called “Pocket Full of Feelings” and how this tool can help guard against future harmful behaviors.   Read More…

Community Ideas

Implementation, Training & Education Updates September 2016
Discussing prevention strategies and resources is the topic of Mandy Davis’ blog this month. She delves into what prevention means and how we can apply it to organizations, schools, and communities.   Read More…

Join the Collaborative or the Trainer Database

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,or to offer your training services on the Trainer Database.

New Tools

A Trauma Informed Measure
The ProQOL, a 5 self-score measure, is a commonly used tool to look at compassion satisfaction, fatigue, and burnout of those who are helping others who experience toxic stress and trauma.

“Just Breathe”
In this four-minute film, kindergartners talk about their neuro-scientific understanding of difficult emotions, and how they cope through breathing and meditation.   Watch here….


September 29, 2016

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