SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach (PDF - 454 KB)
Presents a working concept of trauma and a trauma-informed approach that is acceptable and appropriate across an array of service systems. This paper utilizes research, practice and survivor knowledge to generate a framework for improving the capacity of multiple service systems and public institutions to better address the trauma-related issues of their communities.