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Promoting Prevention. Committed to Wellness.

2022 | Spring Issue

Welcome to Trauma Informed Oregon Talk, our e-newsletter! Learn the latest news from Trauma Informed Oregon (TIO), read essays from the community, discover trauma informed activities across the state, and start using trauma informed tools and resources we have learned about or added to our website.

This issue is focused on Education and Training, the first of the 4 Essential Elements of implementing trauma informed care.

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TIO News

Education and Training

The next several newsletters will cover a specific Essential Element, beginning with this newsletter’s focus on Education and Training, the first Essential Element. Mandy Davis, Director of Trauma Informed Oregon, describes TIO's approach to trauma informed education and training.

Read Mandy's blog »

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Community Ideas

The Peer Support Principle

This blog from Eva Dech, International Trainer with Intentional Peer Support, LLC, advocates for mindful usage of the term peer support.

Read Eva's blog »

Takeaways from the 2022 Day of Empathy Event

Mandy Davis, Director of Trauma Informed Oregon, describes her experience as MC for Oregon's 2nd Day of Empathy 2022. Mandy's blog features video from the event.

Read Mandy's blog »

Opening Remarks from the 2022 Day of Empathy Event

This blog is comprised of transcripts of opening remarks from Nova Sweet, Oregon Ambassador for Dream Corps Justice, and her son Marco Brewer, at Oregon's 2nd Day of Empathy 2022.

Read Nova's and Marco's Remarks »

Mental Health Outreach for Latinx / Alcanza de salud mental en Latinx

In this blog, Celeste Peralta of The Next Door Inc., describes how a radio and video drama campaign gradually succeeded in reducing mental health stigmatization among Latinx community members.

Read Celeste's blog (English) »

Read Celeste's blog (Spanish) »

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Training and Education

Emphasizing Resilience in TIC Trainings

This blog from Danielle Grondin, Instructional Designer for Trauma Informed Care at Trauma Informed Oregon, makes the case for emphasizing reslience, hope and joy during TIC trainings as a method of resisting retraumatization.

Read Danielle's blog »

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TIO Updates

Keep an Eye Out for...

  • New Staff! All of these amazing people have been working with TIO on projects over the years, and have now joined the staff. With these talents we will be evolving ways for you to train up and skill up colleagues, step up workforce retention and health supports, and elevate prevention efforts.
  • Fidelity is Coming. We will begin pilots this summer and hope to have a final product by early Fall.
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