Free Training – Trauma Informed Care for Individuals with IDD

The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) is offering a free online course, “Trauma-Informed Care for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disability (IDD).” Click here.


AGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL COMPONENTS FOR TRAUMA INFORMED CARE

Similar to the PBS QUIC checklist, this is an index for Assessing and Maximizing a Positive Trauma Informed Care Environment


There are five primary principles for trauma-informed care.

  • Safety. This includes creating spaces where people feel culturally, emotionally, and physically safe as well as an awareness of an individual's discomfort or unease.

  • Transparency and Trustworthiness. ...

  • Choice. ...

  • Collaboration and Mutuality. ...

  • Empowerment.