Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) is an approach that explicitly acknowledges the role trauma plays in people’s lives. TIC means that every part of an organization or program understands the impact of trauma on the individuals they serve and adopts a culture that considers and addresses this impact.
Working through six Regional Collaboratives, the initiative is expanding opportunities for Ohioans to receive trauma-informed interventions by enhancing efforts for practitioners, facilities and agencies to become competent in trauma-informed practices.
The Ohio Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and Developmental Disabilities (DODD) collaborate on a statewide Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Initiative intended to promote a greater sense of safety, security and equality among consumers and clients.
Considering TIC for your area or agency?
CIP TIC Expert
Bobbi Beale, PsyD
Senior Research Associate, Center for Innovative Practices