Trauma-Informed Care - Resources

The Department of Health Services is committed to supporting the understanding and application of trauma-informed care in Wisconsin. The following is a list of helpful resources for consumers and service providers.

Wisconsin Resources

Other Resources

  • Child Trauma Academy - CTA is a non-for-profit organization working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research, and education.
  • Emotional CPR - eCPR is an educational program designed to teach anyone to assist another person through an emotional crisis.
  • Gifts from Within - GFW is an international non-profit organizaton for survivors of trauma and victimization.
  • International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation - ISSTD is organized to develop and promote comprehensive, clinically effective and empirically based resources and responses to trauma and dissociation.
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Study - ISTSS provides a forum for sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma.
  • Mental Health First Aid - Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
  • National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder -  NCPTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD.
  • National Center for Trauma Informed Care - NCTIC works to eliminate the use of seclusion, restraints, and other coercive practices and to develop the knowledge base on trauma-informed care
  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network - NCTSN is a collaboration  of academic and community-based service centers whose mission is to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for traumatized children and their families.
  • Professional Quality of Life Scale (PROQOL) - Understanding the positive and negative aspects of helping those who experience trauma and suffering can improve your ability to help them and your ability to keep your own balance
  • Psychological First Aid - Psychological First Aid is an evidence-informed modular approach for assisting people in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism.
  • Sidran Institute - SI helps help people understand, manage, and treat trauma and dissociation
Last Revised: November 10, 2016