Blog Posts By: Laura Shrader, MSW

How a Child’s Bedtime Routine Led to Trauma-Informed Care Approach

February 21, 2014

I fell in love with trauma-informed care because I wasn’t doing my job very well. I was trying to reduce restraints in the psychiatric treatment facility I oversaw, and was having marginal success. We tried everything we knew at the time: more activities, more staff, more staff training, different staff, different policies — and the […]


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