trauma-informed care

Implementing trauma-informed care is continuous process, and other lessons learned from Johnson County Task Force

Childhood trauma is directly tied to increased risk for poor health and health-related outcomes in adulthood. Trauma-informed care reflects the knowledge of this relationship so staff can better partner with clients in their recovery. Valorie Carson joins us once again to share some of the experiences of the Task Force in its effort to move to trauma-informed care.

Childhood trauma can impact adulthood

This is Valorie Carson's first blog post in a series about trauma-informed care. A future post will examine the Task Force’s work and lessons learned since initially convening in April 2012.

By Valorie Carson, Community Planning Director for United Community Services of Johnson County