July 21, 2015 | Policy Guidance, Practice Guidance
A Guide for Using The Trauma-Informed Practice Scales
Cris M Sullivan, PhD, Lisa Goodman PhD
Many human service and advocacy-based organizations are committed to providing trauma-informed practices (TIP) to people using their services, and domestic violence (DV) programs are no exception. Some DV programs have a long history of using a trauma-informed lens in their work, while others are newer to the concept. Regardless of where on the continuum of TIP such organizations lie, until now none has had a tool for examining, from the survivor’s perspective, the extent to which they are truly engaging in the type of practice to which they aspire.