The Urban Institute recently conducted an implementation analysis, Early Adopters of Trauma-Informed Care: An Implementation Analysis of the Advancing Trauma-Informed Care Grantees, to better understand how participating pilot sites adapted clinical and organizational practices to advance trauma-informed care.

A recent article from the Center for Healthcare Strategies (CHS) summarizes findings from the study, which reveals key elements that successful trauma-informed organizations have in common.

Trauma-informed care has emerged as a core competency to improve how health care organizations deliver services to people who have experienced adverse life events,” says CHS.

Through the Advancing Trauma-Informed Care (ATC) initiative, and with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the analysis is the product of collaboration with innovators in the field to build on existing trauma-informed efforts and share lessons nationally.

Click here to read the full summary.