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What is Trauma-Informed Care?
According to the University at Buffalo, Buffalo Center for Social Research, “Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) understands and considers the pervasive nature of trauma and promotes environments of healing and recovery rather than practices and services that may inadvertently re-traumatize.”
In other words, TIC can recognizes and responds to signs, symptoms and risk of trauma of people who have been affected or experienced Adverse Childhood Experiencess (ACEs) and/or toxic stress.
The links below are also helpful in understanding TIC to include treatment and care options:
Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs)
Impact on brain, body and behavior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-8jTTIsJ7Q
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University: Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development
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