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2018 • September/October Issue  |  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

Listening to Those with Lived Experience


The Director of Trauma Informed Oregon, Mandy Davis, talks about the importance of listening to those with lived experience and how their experiences inform us. By including these voices, we can create better practices that are more effective and efficient. Read more from Mandy Davis…


Community Ideas

Trauma Informed Model of Care for Medical Facilities


After many medical emergencies with her daughter, Emily Fern Dayton knows firsthand how vital it is to have trauma informed staff and providers as well as procedures at medical facilities. Read more in Emily Fern Dayton’s blog post…

Making Prison Visitation Programs Trauma Informed


Family visits are important to both the person who is incarcerated and the family members. After an extended family visit, Shannon Turner shares her thoughts on the importance of making the experience trauma informed. Read Shannon Turner’s blog post…

Finding My Voice


Kimberly Perez, Peer/Family Director at Voices Set Free, shares how the tools she’s gained from trainings and other support systems help her face challenges and move forward. Read more from Kimberly Perez’s blog post…

New Tools

Empowering Survivors Through Sharing Our Story


The creator of I Am A Rockstar, Lindy Ariff, created this resource as a way for survivors of sexual trauma and relationship abuse to share their stories, creating a way for them to heal while inspiring other survivors. Read more in Lindy Ariff’s blog post…

Supporting Each Other and Ourselves


Beckie Child, TIO’s Adult Service Coordinator and Mental Health Advocate, has been working on a presentation for people who provide peer recovery and support services and peer wellness services. She also provides tips on ways to help people re-regulate after they experience a trauma response. Read Beckie Child’s blog post…

For Youth by Youth: Foundations of Trauma Informed Care


Isha-Charlie McNeely, Outreach and Community Engagement Coordinator for TIO, provides the revamped youth version of the TIO Training, Foundations of Trauma Informed Care, created at the 2018 Oregon Teen Conference. Read more in Isha-Charlie McNeely’s blog post…

Training and Education

Implementation, Training & Education Updates


Ana Hristić, Training and Education Coordinator at TIO, has taken Train the Trainer on the road once more, this time to Crook County. Along with telling us about her experience there, Ana also reveals the new online training modules! Read more from Ana Hristić…

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